About Us: About MotorCities: Russell Dore



Russell Doré is a historical speaker who has been developing presentations for over 20 years. His programs include the following one-hour sessions with accompanying visuals: Henry Ford: His Company and His Life; Billy Durant: Founder of General Motors; Walter Chrysler: His Company and His Life; Studebaker, Packard, Nash and Hudson: How They Started and Where They Went; The Dodge Brothers: Their Company and Their Lives; America’s Classiest Cars: Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg, & Stutz, and The Wright Brothers, Bill Boeing & Donald Douglas: They Put America in the Air. 
Doré Productions also offers the following interactive programs featuring actors who portray historical characters as they interact with the audience: The Big Three in 1925: Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler and Billy Durant; Henry and Friends: Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone. Individual interactive presentations are also available featuring one of the following: Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, or Billy Durant. These productions are all authentic, but are done with a keen sense of humor.

Russ is a member of the Stewardship Council of the Motor Cities National Heritage Area, a past board member of the Henry Ford Heritage Association and a member of the Northville Historical Society. He holds Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in social sciences from Michigan State University and the University of Washington.