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Bill Moyers

William (Bill) Moyers (born June 6, 1934) is an American journalist.

He was born in Hugo, Oklahoma and was raised in Texas. Moyers began his journalism career at age 16 as a cub reporter[?] at the Marshall News Messenger in Marshall, Texas. He and his wife, Judith Davidson Moyers[?], have three grown children.

Public Service During the Kennedy Administration[?], Moyers was appointed as Deputy Director of the Peace Corps (196163). When Johnson took office after the Kennedy assassination[?], Moyers became special Assistant to President Johnson[?] and also served as Johnson's press secretary from 1965 to 1967.

Journalism Best known for his work as a journalist, Moyers served as publisher for the Long Island, New York daily Newsday from 196770. In 1986, Moyers and his wife Judith Davidson formed Public Affairs Television. One of their first productions was the popular PBS series Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (1988).



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