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Personal History Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 24 Summary

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Chapter 24 Summary and Analysis

Beebe dies of cancer the day after listening to Nixon's speech and giving a last hurray from his hospital bed. Ziegler apologizes to the Post, Woodward and Bernstein at his press conference, claiming he has been duped. The Pulitzer jurors reward them, Herblock and Wilkins for meritorious service in reporting on Watergate, but only after Reston and Noyes argue that in light of the McCord letter it would be senseless for the Post not to be recognized. Regional editors earlier think the affair incredulous and do not give them the public service award. Re-entered under investigative reporting they win, but three other individual awards to Post reporters are rescinded. Broder retains his for editorial work.

Watergate, however, is still far from over. Much of the world continues to think the matter is overblown and stands with Nixon, who remains the Post's sworn enemy. New details...

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