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    The book I chose to read for this assignment was All the President's Men, by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. The book was about the biographical accounts of two Washington Post reporters and of how their investigative journalism played a major role in solving one of the largest political scandals in American history. Me being a history buff was happy that the book was on the list of selective readings that we could choose for this assignment and before even reading a page was most certain that

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    All the President’s Men

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    enlightened the public to take action against tyranny and corruption. Freedom of the press is what ensured the general masses of their public rights. The exemplary case in which the freedom of the press played a role was the endeavors of Woodward and Bernstein to unravel the corrupted politics behind the Watergate Scandal. The movie All the President’s Men depicts the proceedings of the Watergate scandal, the scheme to attack the crux of democracy: “ the open election”. Also how the two journalists of

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    Review: All President’s Men In June 1972, five burglars broke into Watergate complex, and were arrested on the spot. A reporter of Washington Post, Bob Woodward, starts an investigation to write a story and later is joined by another journalist, Carl Bernstein. In the process, they find out that the break-in leads much higher to H.R. Haldeman, “second most important person in the country” (after President Nixon). During their investigation, the two reporters used various techniques to get information

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    were accurately represented in the film. These two reporters were named Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Together, they formed an investigative duo that changed history. Woodward was an inexperienced reporter at the time. "Woodward had worked for the Post for only nine months," states the book All the President's Men (Bernstein and Woodward 13). Bernstein was the reporter who had more experience. "Bernstein was a college dropout. He had started as a copy boy at the Washington Post when he was 16

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    Bob Woodward

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    Bob Woodward is an award-winning investigative journalist perhaps best known for his work with Carl Bernstein in the investigation of the Watergate scandal and a series of articles for which The Washington Post won a Pulitzer Prize ("Bob Woodward," n.d.). Woodward is also a renowned author of fifteen non-fiction books; eleven of the fifteen have become number one best sellers, the highest of any contemporary author ("Full Biography," n.d.). The New York Times has even gone so far as to call Woodward

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    Watergate

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    to input into stories. For the first time, journalists used anonymous sources to protect their personal identity. Thus, more information was able to be obtained utilizing this method. For example, "Washington Post Reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein utilized an anonymous informant by the code name of "Deep Throat" to provide vital information to several articles published in the Washington Post." (Lewis, 1972) Journali... ... middle of paper ... ...The country has learned from instances

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    What separates good films from bad films is the Director’s ability to present a snap shot of reality leaving the viewer captivated by the story, Alan J. Pakula directed a classic film with heavy insight about the 1972 Water Gate scandal. All the Presidents Men is a very well written film by award winning script writer William Goldman, who took the audience on a trip into the world of investigative reporting. In world where you are only as good as the next headline, Bob Woodward played by Robert Redford

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    The capitol city of the United States has always been a taciturn city. From the presidency of George Washington, to the most recent administration, the White House has consistently kept secrets from the public. Although, none has been more significant than Watergate. Under the orders Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, five men attempted to bug the Democratic National Headquarters, merely months before the presidential election. Because of this unlawful act on the part of President

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    Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein played key roles in unearthing the truth regarding the Watergate scandal, which led to more complex situations and lawsuits while inducing changes in journalism. The story begins with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein receiving a phone call about a breakin at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1972. Five men had been arrested and were found to have bugging devices with the capability of recording room and phone conversations. Woodward and Bernstein, acting like detectives

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    A pair of unlikely newspaper reporters investigates the first Watergate break in, which will uncover a conspiracy that leads to the white house. In the book “All The President’s Men” by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward is about two newspaper reporters who work for the Washington Post. Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward investigate the Watergate break that will lead them to the involvement of the president’s men and the president Richard Nixon. The purpose of this book is to show the inside look of how

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