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The Kalb Report

Writing History: Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, and Journalism's Finest Hour


October 20, 2014

Kalb HomepageOn June 17, 1972, a simple botched break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, D.C., captured the attention of two intrepid reporters who uncovered a trail of corruption that led all the way to the commander in chief.

On this edition of The Kalb Report, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein join journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb to recount their coverage of the Watergate scandal and the groundbreaking reporting that ultimately resulted in the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon 40 years ago. Watch Now

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The Kalb Report is a series of forums on ethics and excellence in journalism produced by The George Washington University, Harvard University, the National Press Club, UMUC, and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Highlights