Pilgrim Place to Host A Conversation With Bill Moyers

Join Pilgrim Place Sunday, May 22, at 3:30 p.m. for a conversation with Bill Moyers at Claremont United Church of Christ. The event is free to the public.

For almost half a century Bill Moyers has been one of the most prolific and influential figures in American journalism.

Moyers has received 37 Emmy Awards, nine Peabody Awards, the National Academy of Television’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the American Film Institute, among others.

He began his public career as a founding organizer of the Peace Corps and then special assistant (and press secretary) to President Lyndon B. Johnson. He became publisher of the influential New York newspaper Newsday, then chief correspondent of CBS Reports and Senior News Analyst for CBS before establishing his own independent production company, Public Affairs Television.

Among his best-selling books: Listening to America, Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, Genesis, Language of Life, Moyers on America, and Moyers on Democracy. He is president of the Schumann Media Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of independent journalism.

For more information about the event, contact Viki Battaglia at vbattaglia@pilgrimplace.org.

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