Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers to speak Wednesday at OCU

The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center at N.W. 27th Street and Florida Avenue, is free and open to the public.

The presentation, titled “The Truth of Your Life,” will feature Moyers speaking about his career as a journalist for public television and producer of several documentaries. He will also discuss issues affecting journalism and public media.

Moyers is currently working on a new series called “Moyers & Company” for American Public Television. The show features interviews with experts on topics ranging from politics to religion.

Born in Oklahoma in 1934, the Hugo native began his journalism career at age 16 as a cub reporter on the Marshall News Messenger, served as press secretary to President Lyndon B. Johnson and went on to establish Public Affairs Television in 1986. He has won more than 30 Emmy Awards in a career that has spanned more than 40 years.

For more information, call 208-4956 or visit okcu.edu/speakers.

Gazette staff

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