William Broyles is a native of Baytown and was the founding editor of Texas Monthly. He then went on to create the television show, China Beach, and to write scripts for a number of films, including Cast Away, The Polar Express, Jarhead, Unfaithful, and Apollo 13, which he co-wrote with Texas Monthly writer Al Reinert. Broyles graduated from Rice University and has an M.A. from Oxford University. He also served with the Marines in Vietnam, was the editor in chief of Newsweek magazine, and is the author of Brothers in Arms. He lives in New Mexico.
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