Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward is an associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971.

Education: Yale University

Bob Woodward is an associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first in 1973 for the coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored 18 books, all of which have been national non-fiction bestsellers. Twelve of those have been #1 national bestsellers. His most recent book, The Last of the President’s Men, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2015. Bob Schieffer of CBS News has said, “Woodward has establis
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How backroom politics helped Roe survive a 1992 challenge

David Souter, the swing vote then, nearly abandoned his nomination

December 3, 2021

‘Don’t feel sorry for me,’ Powell said as the end approached

In an interview with Bob Woodward in July, Colin Powell discussed his health, Afghanistan, Jan. 6 and his wife Alma, who was at the center of his life for 58 years.

October 18, 2021

Republicans saw Colin Powell as their presidential savior in 1996. He couldn’t see himself that way.

He was heavily recruited for president on the hope that he'd be another George Washington or Dwight Eisenhower.

October 18, 2021

American democracy in ‘Peril’

Journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa uncovered details about the tumultuous transition of power from President Trump to President Biden in their new book, "Peril." They reveal how close we came to constitutional and international crises.

September 30, 2021

Nixon fired the man investigating him. Will Trump?

Woodward and Bernstein: Are we watching the lead-up to another Saturday Night Massacre?

February 9, 2018

At the Pentagon, overpriced fuel sparks allegations — and denials — of a slush fund

A $6 billion surplus was tapped to train Syrian rebels and shore up a fraud-riddled pharmacy program.

May 20, 2017

Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste

The military feared Congress would use the confidential data as an excuse to slash defense spending.

December 5, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is about to learn the nation’s ‘deep secrets’

A series of intelligence briefings will deal with covert actions, contingency plans for using nuclear weapons and even the names of major foreign agents.

November 12, 2016

Trump revela cómo obligará a México a pagar por el muro de la frontera

Donald Trump dice que de ser elegido presidente forzará a México a pagar por un muro fronterizo amenazando con bloquear los miles de millones de dólares en remesas que envían los inmigrantes a ese país.

April 5, 2016

Trump reveals how he would force Mexico to pay for border wall

In a memo, the GOP front-runner provides the most details yet about his border plans.

April 5, 2016