He moved to Yuma, Arizona and got a job as a police and fire reporter.
Lou Dobbs is against illegal immigration.
He is a supporter of gay civil rights.
Lou Dobbs is the founder of CNNfn (CNN financial news).
On March 27th, 2008, Lou was ranked number 5 in the Boston Phoenix list of "The 100 unsexiest men in the world".
He attended Minico High School and became the student body president in 1963.
Lou Dobbs lives on a 300-acre horse farm in Sussex County, New Jersey.
Lou Dobbs joined the CNN staff in 1980.
Lou has six children.
He is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Lou is a journalist, television host, businessman, and author.
He has almost won every major award for television journalism.
Lou Dobbs graduated from Harvard University in 1967 and received his bachelors degree in economics.
After Lou graduated, he got a job at Union Bank in Los Angeles.
When Lou was only 12 years old, his family moved to Rupert, Idaho. This is because his father's business failed.
Lou is the son of Frank Dobbs and Lydia Mae Hensley.
He is married to Debi Lee Segura de Dobbs.
Lou wrote a book called Independence Day.
Lou considered himself a Republican, but after what President Bush did with the country, he switched to Independent.
Lou Dobbs was going to run for president in an independent party, but later rejected the idea.
For his television journalism work he's been awarded an Lifetime Achievement Emmy and a Cable Ace award.
Lou Dobbs has been, at some time, a member of the following boards: The Horatio Alger Association, the National Space Foundation, the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation, and the Imaginova Corporation.
Author of the books Exporting America : Why Corporate Greed Is Shipping American Jobs Overseas and Space: The Next Business Frontier, which he co-wrote with HP Newquist.
Dobbs is a supporter of immigration reduction and often takes the side of private "Minuteman" groups that patrol the U.S. Border.
Lou is a regular columnist in U.S News & World Report, The New York Daily News, and Money Magazine.
Dobbs also hosts "The Lou Dobbs Financial Report," a syndicated radio show.
In recent years, Lou Dobbs has become known for his protectionist stance on the American economy. He is particularly opposed to outsourcing and offshoring.
Lou Dobbs: (talking about his book) We've reported extensively on a number of state governments whose outsourcing contracts are based in their unemployment divisions and departments of labor.