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Bob Woodward is an American journalist and author who reported on the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post. His coverage greatly contributed to the Post's 1973 Pulitzer Prize.
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In 2001, he met with wide acclaim for his in-depth coverage of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, which was printed in The Washington Post and led to another big win for the paper: the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.
In addition to continuing his career at The Washington Post (now as an associate editor), Woodward has published 17 best-selling non-fiction books. He co-authored 1979's The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court,
about Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; a book about the tragic life of comedian John Belushi, Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi; The Secret Wars of the CIA, 1981-1987, about former CIA Director William J. Casey; and Obama's Wars, an analysis of America's fight against terrorism under President Barack Obama, among various other works.
More recently, in September 2012, Woodward released The Price of Politics, a non-fiction book on the fiscal policy conflict between President Obama and Republicans in Congress.
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