Book Discussion on Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

William Cope Moyers talked about his memoir, Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, published by Viking. The author and his… read more

William Cope Moyers talked about his memoir, Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, published by Viking. The author and his parents were interviewed on stage by radio host Jim Bohannon. William was a CNN journalist who became addicted to crack cocaine and alchohol. He described his first experiences with marijuana, alcohol, and crack; his multiple relapses; the day his father found him near death in an Atlanta crack house; and with his parents' help his commitment to recovery since 1994. He went to work for Hazelden House, an organization that tries to change public policy on addiction. After the interview session, they responded to audience members' questions. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 21, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2007

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  • Oct 21, 2006 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2006 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2006 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2006 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2007 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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