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.
Carl Bernstein. the journalist who, With Bob Woodward made a name for himself during the Watergate scandal, says President Obama is no Richard Nixon. It’s terrible,” Bernstein said of the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups durin... Read Post
On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” fill-in moderator Martha Raddatz asked how journalism has evolved since the time of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein’s role in the Watergate scandal that resulted... Read Post