Bill Moyers Journal

Season 2007 Episode 08.31.07

Robert Bly

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Aug 31, 2007 on PBS
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Robert Bly
Born in western Minnesota in 1926, Robert Bly enlisted in the Navy when he was 18, where he spent two years, before attending Harvard and later the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. In 1966 he co-founded American Writers Against the Vietnam War and helped lead the opposition among writers to this war. Almost 40 years later, he wrote one of the first poems against the Iraq war in August 2002 before the invasion.moreless

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