Fact Sheet

Bob Woodward has co-authored or authored twelve #1 national best-selling non-fiction books. They are:

Woodward’s other books, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat (2005), The Choice (1996) on the presidential election, Maestro: Greenspan’s Fed and the American Boom (2000), The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006 – 2008  (2008), and The Price of Politics were national best-sellers for months.

Newsweek magazine has excerpted six of Woodward’s books in headline-making cover stories; 60 Minutes has done pieces on seven of his books; three of his books have been made into movies.

His most recent book, The Last of the President’s Men, was released October 13, 2015.

Woodward was born March 26, 1943 in Illinois. He graduated from Yale University in 1965 and served five years as a communications officer in the U.S. Navy before beginning his journalism career at the Montgomery County (Maryland) Sentinel, where he was a reporter for one year before joining the Post.

For further information about Bob Woodward:

A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures by Ben Bradlee, pages 12-13 and chapters 14-19

Personal History by Katharine Graham

The Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse, pages 289-300

The CIA at War by Ronald Kessler, pages 127-29

The Powers That Be by David Halberstam, pages 259 and chapters 24, 26, and 33