Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times

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$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
New Press
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Pages
204
Dimensions
6.4 X 0.92 X 9.56 inches | 1.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781565848924
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About the Author

Bill Moyers is a journalist and public commentator. He was a founding organizer of the Peace Corps, a senior White House assistant and press secretary to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1967, the publisher of Newsday, a senior news analyst for CBS News, and the producer of groundbreaking series for public television. He is the winner of more than thirty-five Emmy Awards, nine Peabody Awards, and a National Academy of Arts & Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the author of Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times and Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues, both published by The New Press. He lives in New York City and hosts a weekly series, Moyers & Company.

Reviews

Bill Moyers is doing what Madison and Jefferson desperately hoped the press would do - provide information...so that the people would be informed enough to enable constitutional democracy to survive.
"Bill Moyers believes with his very heart in the interchange of ideas, in individual speaking out.. . . And he is, in a very real sense, a man of faith: of faith in America." --James Dickey, The New York Times

"Not only a good reporter . . . a first-rate storyteller." --The Boston Globe

"The conscience of American journalism." --Salon

"Bill Moyers is doing what Madison and Jefferson desperately hoped the press would do--provide information . . . so that the people would be informed enough to enable constitutional democracy to survive." --Nat Hentoff