Bill Moyers

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:00PM

Bill Moyers
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General Admission = $12*, UCSB Students GA = $6* (Current ID required IN PERSON)
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Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life at UCSB
The Santa Barabara Independent
Martin E. Marty Lecture on Religion in American Life
"An Evening with Bill Moyers”

For almost half a century Bill Moyers has been one of the most prolific and influential figures in American journalism. For such groundbreaking PBS series as Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, A World of Ideas, Healing and the Mind, On Our Own Terms ( death and dying in America); Faith and Reason, The Language of Life, Fooling with Words, Now with Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers Journal, Moyers & Company, his most recent series ending in January of 2015, and scores of highly acclaimed investigative documentaries, 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, Healing and the Mind, 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.

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