Bill Moyers has more on Donald Trump and his policies on his website. In support of this, he referred to "the paradox of Rush Limbaugh, ensconced in a Palm Beach mansion massaging the resentments across the country of white-knuckled wage earners, who are barely making ends meet in no small part because of the corporate and ideological forces for whom Rush has been a hero. [43], On November 20, 2009, Moyers announced that he would be retiring from his weekly show on April 30, 2010. He has become well known as a trenchant critic of the corporately structured U.S. news media. But he insist that I need to read this one and wants me to arrange to pick it up rather than turn it in. Moyers felt such a continuation of the conflict would tear the country apart. ''How do you fire Bill Moyers's son if he isn't what you think he is?'' It was harshly rebuked by conservatives and continuing into the 1990s was used by Republicans as a reason to threaten the funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS. Family support He produced several documentaries before a brief stint at NBC News. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. His career began at the age of 16 when he was a reporter for the. He includes letters from Bill Moyers in his book, which he says are "a testament to a father's love for his son, a father's confusion with his son, and ultimately, a father's satisf… [35], Moyers hosted the TV news journal NOW with Bill Moyers on PBS for three years, starting in January 2002. Among their first productions was the PBS 1988 documentary series Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, consisting of six one-hour interviews between Moyers and mythologist Joseph Campbell. He added that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was also used by conservative politicians, judges, and publicists to justify the idea of a "natural order of things" as well as "the notion that progress resulted from the elimination of the weak and the 'survival of the fittest. According to Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, we have basic demands that must be met, such as oxygen, food and water, before we can attain higher goals like love and career, then finally self-actualization. Billy Don "Bill" Moyers (born June 5, 1934) is an American journalist and political commentator. Teen Intervene In William’s own words, “I’m a recovering alcoholic and a drug addict.” He narrated his struggle in the book Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, where he credited his father for supporting him on his road to recovery. [68] Tomlinson said that the study supported what he characterized as "the image of the left-wing bias of NOW". He was the unofficial chief of staff before his appointment as White House Press Secretary. '', ''I did suffer from lack of esteem and self-worth, comparing myself to my mother and father,'' William Moyers said.