A Yale graduate who had served in the Navy, Woodward talked his way into a job as a reporter for The Metro section of the Washington Post in 1970. He teamed up with another young reporter, Carl Bernstein, to investigate the Watergate affair. After winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1973, they wrote the best-selling books “All the President’s Men” and “The Final Days” which chronicled the end of the Nixon administration. In the movie version of “All the President’s Men,” he was played by Robert Redford. He went on to write best-selling books on the Supreme Court (“The Brethren”), the CIA (“Veil”), the Clinton administration (“The Agenda”), and the U.S. war in Iraq (“Bush at War,” “Plan of Attack” and “State of Denial.”). He has also written two more books about Watergate (“Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate" and “The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat”). He is now an assistant managing editor of The Post.
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