Bill Moyers and his wife Judith Moyers were on the Lopate Show with their son William C. Moyers to talk about confronting and treating William's addictions to drugs and alcohol and William's new book Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery. He shared a few of his favorite things with us.
As the survivor of multiple relapses and near-fatal experiences with his addiction to alcohol and other drugs, William C. Moyers knows what it’s like to desperately need a good treatment program but not know how to find one. He and his parents, journalist Bill Moyers and Judith Moyers, talk about their experience confronting William’s addiction and the journey through intervention, treatment, and recovery. William Moyers’ book Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery leads readers through recognizing when someone needs help, finding a quality treatment program, navigating the treatment process, and establishing a support system after treatment.
This week, we’ve been bringing you the reflections of some of our guests over the last 6 months about how the events of September 11th changed them. Bill Moyers was on the show in May, and after our conversation with him on the air, we asked him about his impressions of 9/11 and how the attacks have changed the way we interact with each other.
Bill Moyers comes by to reminisce, and bring us up to date on his life and career. Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues introduces the ideas that matter today—subjects as diverse as the politics of food, race in the age of Obama, aging in America, the power of poetry, wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the conflict over gay marriage, and the fate of the American newspaper.