Moyers, William (Bill) (1934–)

William (Bill) Moyers was born Billy Don Moyers in Hugo, Oklahoma. He was a public servant during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and he is currently a journalist and news commentator. Moyers was raised in Texas and began his journalism career as a 16-year-old reporter at the Marshall News Messenger in Marshall, Texas. He studied journalism at North Texas University. As a summer intern for Texas Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1954, he managed Johnson's personal mail.

Moyers then transferred to the University of Texas at Austin. He wrote for the Daily Texan newspaper and studied at the University of Edinburgh as a Rotary International Fellow. Also while in Austin, Moyers worked for KTBC Radio and Television, a station owned by Lady Bird Johnson, as an ...

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