A native of Washington, D.C., Bernstein got a job at The Post in 1966 covering the local courts and police. In June 1972, he teamed up with colleague Bob Woodward, whom he knew only slightly, to investigate the arrest of five burglars at the Democratic National Committee offices in the Watergate office complex. He and Woodward won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting in 1973 and wrote two books about the Watergate affair, “All the President’s Men” and “The Final Days.” In the movie version of “All the President’s Men,” Bernstein was played by Dustin Hoffman. He left The Post in 1976 to pursue an independent writing career. He has published books on his parents, who were communists (“Loyalties: A Son’s Memoir”), on Pope John Paul II (“His Holiness”) and most recently on Hillary Clinton (“A Woman in Charge”). He lives in New York City.
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