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Dobbs is a fictional character in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. He is described as being one of the worst pilots in the corps and is flying the plane in which Snowden is killed. Dobbs tries to enlist Yossarian's help in murdering Colonel Cathcart. Dobbs is killed when he crashes into Lieutenant Nately's plane over La Spezia. Both men die along with ten others. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... Catch 22 can refer to: A book by Joseph Heller, or the movie based on the book; see Catch-22. ... Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirist best remembered for writing the satiric World War II classic Catch-22. ... Snowden is a character appearing in Joseph Hellers Catch-22 (ISBN 0684833395). ... Yossarian, as portrayed by Alan Arkin Captain John Yossarian is the 28-year-old protagonist of the 1961 novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ... Colonel Cathcart is a fictional character in the 1961 novel Catch-22, written by Joseph Heller. ... There are a great deal of characters in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ...

Martin Sheen portrayed Dobbs in the 1970 film adaptation of the novel directed by Mike Nichols. Martin Sheen as President Josiah Jed Bartlet Martin Sheen (born August 3, 1940) is an American actor. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ...

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Dobbs left CNN in 2000, reportedly due to heated clashes with then-president Rick Kaplan, one of which actually occurred on-air when Kaplan wanted to cut from Moneyline to a live address by then-President Bill Clinton at Columbine, which Dobbs believed was a staged event and not newsworthy.
Dobbs' stance on trade has earned plaudits from some trade union activists, on the traditional political left, while his stance on immigration tends to appeal to the right.
Dobbs serves or has served on the boards of the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation, the Horatio Alger Association, the National Space Foundation and the Imaginova Corporation, formerly known as Space.com, in which he owns a minority stake, as he does in Integrity Bank.
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