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About Bob Woodward
He is an investigative journalist and writer who began working as a reporter for American popular Newspaper The Washington Post since 1971. He and Carl Bernstein were heavily involved in the original reporting on the infamous political scandal, 'Watergate scandal'. The scandal later resulted in the resignation of then American President, Richard Nixon.
He was born to former chief judge, Alfredo Eno Woodward II and Jane Woodward. In 1966, he got married to his high school girlfriend, Kathleen Middlekauff in a short-lived marriage that lasted for about three years, before their divorce in 1969.
He tied the knot with Frances Kuper in 1974. They got divorced just about five years after, in 1979. He married Elsa Walsh in 1989. His children are Taliesin and Diana Woodward.
He won the 'Heywood Broun' Award in 1972 and the "Sigma Delta Chi Award" in 1973.
He served in the United States Navy.
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Famous quotes by Bob Woodward
A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.Bob Woodward
After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.Bob Woodward
Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.Bob Woodward
I believe there's too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.Bob Woodward
I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it.Bob Woodward
I think people are smart enough to sort it out. They know when they're watching one of these food fight shows where journalists sit around and yell and scream at each other, versus serious issue reporting.Bob Woodward
Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story.Bob Woodward
Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped.Bob Woodward
The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known.Bob Woodward
The number of illegal activities were so large that one was bound to come out and lead to the uncovering of the others. Nixon was too willing to use the power of government to settle scores and get even with enemies.Bob Woodward
There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.Bob Woodward
Using these unnamed sources, if done properly, carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.Bob Woodward
Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward's Popularity
Bob Woodward is a famous American journalist, who was born on March 26, 1943. As a person born on this date, Bob Woodward is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (March 26) and the 30th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on March 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Bob Woodward is the 742nd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Bob Woodward's birthday, Bob Woodward is the 5583rd most famous American.
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