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New Biography Reveals Some Stunning Details About Watergate Story

Nearly 40 years after the fact, the story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal has achieved nearly epic status. And thanks in large part to the book turned Academy Award nominated film All the President's Men, we've heard all the stories of backroom meetings with anonymous sources from their investigation. Or at least so we thought. According to a new biography of Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee by Jeff Himmelman, excerpted in New York magazine, some of the details may not have been completely accurate.
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Politics / US Politics : Big Government (4 months ago)

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Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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