Who is Bob Woodward?
Bob Woodward, real name Robert Upshur Woodward, was born on March 26, 1943, in Geneva, Illinois, the United States of America. At the age of 75, he is very eligible provocative investigation journalist. Since 1971, he has been working for the Washington Post as a reporter. But now, he is an associate editor there. He is a true, unbiased and unparalleled journalist. In 1972, he was a young reporter in Washington Post. He tried his best to bring reality regarding the Watergate Scandal before the government and the public.
Bob Woodward’s reporting regarding the Watergate scandal led to several government investigations and the resignation of President Richard Nixon. In reporting against the Watergate Scandal, Carl Bernstein accompanied Bob Woodward. Their collaboration and efforts were called ”maybe the single greatest reporting effort of all time”. After this, he continued his working for Washington Post. He has become the impetus behind the success and popularity of The Washington Post. Thousands and millions of people, not only in the USA but also worldwide, read his articles and columns to know the truth and detailed analysis about any issue. His unbiased, transparent, fearless and undaunted reporting about Watergate made him a true symbol of journalism.
Every journalist considers him s source of inspiration and motivation. He wrote 18 books on American politics in which he unveiled various truths and hidden realities. 12 of 18 books topped the best-seller lists. Bob Woodward belonged to the family of intellectual and influential figures of society. He was born to Jane and Alfer Eno Woodward II. His father was a chief judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit court. He got a scholarship to get enrolled at Yale University, where he studied history and English literature. His studies in history and literature led him to convey reality in the best and convincing manner. He knows the art how to change and persuade the mind of a reader. After getting his B.A degree in 1965, he started his services in the United States Navy.
During his Navy services, he was one of those two officers, who were given the task to handle nuclear launch codes. Navy services were not his destination. He wanted to do something different and bigger than Navy services. He had a very provocative and persuasive personality. Due to his thought-provoking ideas, he could have changed the minds of the masses. Therefore, he left Navy when he was a Lieutenant in 1970. He tried to get admission at the Harvard Law School, but he could not be admitted, because had something better for him. He did not be disappointed and applied for a job as a reporter to the Washington Post. And along with this, he started taking courses in Shakespeare and International Relations at George Washington University. Literature made him a sensitive person, who could have felt every issue and aspect of life deeply. He learned how to feel the pain of common people. And the study of law and attachment to politics let him think about his country and masses in a more appropriate and logical way. Therefore, he emerged as a competent journalist, who penned down the truth and played a coordinating and contributory role in changing the destiny of the USA.
Bob Woodward wife: He got married thrice in his life.
1 Kathleen Middlekauff was his first wife. He married her in 1966 and got divorced in 1969.
2 Frances Kuper was his second wife. He marriage continued from 1974 to 1979.
3 Finally, he got married to Elsa Walsh in 1989. This marriage is still continued, and he is happy and satisfied with his married life. His third wife proved to be very supportive. She understood Bob’s ideologies and support him in all events and odds.
Bob Woodward is the father of 2 children.
Bob Woodward Books: Following is the list of 18 remarkable books in which he disclosed hidden truth about the then President of the USA.
1 All the President’s Men (1974)
2 Obama’s Wars (2010)
3 Bush At War (2002)
4 The Last of the President’s Men (2015)
5 The Price of Politics (2012)
6 State of Denial: Bush At War Part 3 (2006)
7 Plan of Attack (2004)
8 The Final days (1976)
9 The War Within (2008)
10 The Brethern (1979)
11 The Secret Man: The Story of the Watergate’s deep throat (2005)
12 Wired (1984)
13 Shadow: Five Presidents and Legacy of Watergate (1999)
14 Los Comandantes (1991)
15 The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House (1994)
16 Maestro: Greenspan’s Fed the American Boom (2000)
17 The Choice: How Bill Clinton Won (1996)
18 Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi (1984)
Bob Woodward Trump:
The remarkable journalist Bob Woodward is best known for his reporting on the Watergate scandal. He wrote a book on president Donald Trump. The name of his book is Fear: Trump In The White House. It is going to be published on September 11, 2018. It is the same date when the United States Of America will memorize the incident of 9/11. The book is going to paint the real picture of Chaos within the White House. The allies of Donald Trump declared it as another bad book. As per them, the book has credibility issues. The handouts of the book have revealed the chief of staff John Kelly has a few reservations about Trump’s mental faculties, who wanted to order the assassination of the Syrian President Bashar Al Asad. And it has also been mentioned that Trump called Attorney General Jeff Sessions “mentally retarded” and a “Dumb Southerner”
As a reaction, President Donald Trump showed his anger on the book. In his tweet, he said as he has been portrayed in the book, he is the exact opposite of this. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said it is not true that Trump ever ordered for the assassination of the Syrian President. The Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, “This book is nothing more than fabricated stories.”
But when Bob Woodward was asked about his revelations in the Book, he articulated in a statement to The Washington Post “I stand by my Reporting.” The Trump administration and its allies are in confusion and reluctance. Actually, they are assured of the credibility of revelations in the book. But they want to avoid the repercussions that will be devastating and uncontrollable like a Tsunami after the release of the book for they know Bob’s reporting on the Watergate scandal was true enough to let the then President Richard Nixon resign. Well, further realities will be unveiled when the book releases on September 11, 2018.
Bob Woodward is not an active social media personality. The associate editor at the Washington Post has 96 tweets, 676 following, 101k followers and 35 likes.