The Life of Bob Dole

Loved as a man of the people and a leader of Americans of every stripe, Bob Dole lived the American dream. If the last century was the American Century, Dole’s life personified it. He emerged from humble beginnings in Kansas to become a war hero, a giant of the U.S. Senate and the Republican nominee for president. Learn more here about the life and storied career of Dole by reading his biography and exploring a timeline with photographs.