A Conversation with Bill Moyers
June 4 at 5pm, June 9 at 8:30pm on ThinkTV16
Bill Moyers is a renowned American journalist, political commentator, and best-selling author. From his beginnings in Marshall, Texas, Moyers made his way to Washington, D.C. and served as White House Press Secretary for President Lyndon Johnson from 1965-67. After serving in the administration, Moyers then worked at several major networks, including CBS News and NBC News. He has hosted numerous programs for PBS, including Bill Moyers Journal and NOW with Bill Moyers.
Over the course of his over five decade career, Moyers has won more than 30 Emmys and nine Peabodys, and has been honored with the National Academy of Television Arts & Science’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In May 2016, Bill Moyers sat down in front of a live studio audience with retired Minneapolis journalist and news anchor Don Shelby to reflect on his long and esteemed career for A Conversation with Bill Moyers.
A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as NOW with Bill Moyers (2002-05), Bill Moyers Journal (2007-10) and Moyers & Company (2011-15). Since the company’s founding in 1986, other notable productions have included the landmark 1988 series Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, as well as Healing and the Mind, The Language of Life, Genesis, On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying, Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home, America’s First River, Becoming American: The Chinese Experience, Faith & Reason, and Moyers on America.