Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
Adult Nonfiction E860 .B47 1999
Summary: The 25th-anniversary edition of Bernstein and Woodward's classic of investigative journalism. In what must be the most devastating political detective story of the century, two young "Washington Post" reporters whose brilliant investigative journalism smashed the Watergate scandal wide open tell the whole behind-the-scenes drama the way it really happened. The story begins with a burglary at Democratic National Committee headquarters on June 17, 1972. Bob Woodward, who was then working on the "Washington Post's" District of Columbia staff, was called into the office on a Saturday morning to cover the story. Carl Bernstein, a Virginia political reporter on the "Post," was also assigned. The two men soon learned that this was not a simple burglary. Following lead after lead, Woodward and Bernstein picked up a trail of money, secrecy and high-level pressure that led to the Oval Office and implicated the men closest to Richard Nixon and then the President himself. Over the months, Woodward met secretly with Deep Throat, now perhaps America's most famous still-anonymous source. Here is the amazing story. From the first sus
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