An assistant managing editor from The Washington Post...

Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward is an assistant managing editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971. He has won nearly every American journalism award. The Pulitzer Prize was given to the Post in 1973 for the reporting of Woodward and Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal. In addition, Woodward was the lead reporter for the Post’s articles on the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that won the National Affairs Pulitzer Prize in 2002.

Woodward has co-authored of authored more #1 national best-selling non-fiction than any contemporary American writer: his nine #1 national bestsellers are:

- All the President’s Men (1974) and the Final Days (1976), both Watergate books, co-authored with Bernstein
- The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court (1979), co-authored with Scott Armstrong
- Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi (1984)
- Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 – 1987 (1987)
- The Commanders (1991) on the first Bush administration and the Gulf War
- The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House (1994)
- Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate (1999)
- Bush at War (2002)

Woodward’s other two books, The Choice (1996) on the presidential election and Maestro: Greenspan’s Fed and the American Boom (2000) were national bestsellers for months.

Newsweek magazine has excerpted five of Woodward’s books in headline making cover stories; 60 Minutes has done pieces on four of his books, and Dateline on four others; three of his books have been made into movies.

Woodward was born March 26, 1943 in Illinois. He graduated from Yale University in 1965 and served five years as a communications officer in the U.S. Navy before beginning his journalism career at the Montgomery County (Maryland) Sentinel, where he was a reporter for one year before joining the Post. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Elsa Walsh, an author and writer for The New Yorker. He has two daughters, Tali and Diana.

2004 Power Players Week player (2004-05-10).

Charity: Sidwell Friends School.

Bob appeared in the following archived game:
#4541, aired 2004-05-10 Bob Woodward vs. Peggy Noonan vs. Tucker Carlson 2004 Power Players Week game 1. From Washington, D.C.

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