Bill D. Moyers

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Bill D. Moyers "born June 5, 1934 is an American journalist and public commentator.

"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.

"During his 30 years in the media Moyers has received numerous awards for excellence, including the prestigious "Gold Baton" from the Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award, and more than 30 Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Two of his public television series, "Creativity" and "A Walk Through the 20th Century" were named the outstanding informational series by the Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1991, Moyers was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

"Moyers retired from television in December, 2004 at age 70.“ [1]

"For twelve years Moyers was a Trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation and now serves as President of The Schumann Center for Media and Democracy." [1]

His daughter is Suzanne Moyers and his son is John Moyers.

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  1. Experts, independentintervention, accessed October 15, 2009.
  2. National Humanities Medal, National Endowment for the Humanities, accessed August 30, 2007.

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