- AR Level7.8
- AR Quiz Number16703
- AR Quiz Points21
- AuthorCarl Bernstein
- Page Count368
- PublisherSimon & Schuster
- Year Published2014
- Type of BookNon-Fiction
- Subject20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
History of the Americas
- Lexile Level1010
- ImprintSimon & Schuster
The most devastating political detective story of the century: the inside account of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, now with a 40th anniversary Afterword on the legacies of Watergate and Richard Nixon. This is the book that changed America. Published just months before President Nixon's resignation, "All the President's Men" revealed the full scope of the scandal and introduced for the first time the mysterious "Deep Throat." Beginning with the story of a simple burglary at Democratic headquarters and then continuing through headline after headline, Bernstein and Woodward deliver a riveting firsthand account of their reporting. Their explosive reports won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Washington Post," toppled the president, and have since inspired generations of reporters. "All the President's Men" is a riveting detective story, capturing the exhilarating rush of the biggest presidential scandal in US history as it unfolded in real time. It is, as "Time" magazine wrote in their All-Time 100 Best Nonfiction Books list, "the work that brought down a presidency...perhaps the most influential piece of journalism in history."
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