All the President's Men Characters

Alan J. Pakula
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Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward was a prima donna who played at office politics according to Bernstein. He attended Yale, was a veteran of the Navy officer corps, and led a good life. He wasn't a very good writer, however. When the book opened, 29-year-old Woodward had been trying to prove himself as a reporter at the "Post." Later, when he began working with Bernstein, he acknowledged that the other man was a better writer, but it didn't make him angry or jealous. He just knew and accepted it as a fact.

He lived alone and worked hard, looking beyond obvious statements to hidden messages that were clues to figuring out the entire story. He knew powerful people with insight into the scandal. The man was so dedicated to his job that he was willing to risk his life uncovering the real story.

Carl Bernstein

Carl Bernstein was 28-years-old...

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