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by / on October 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Bob Woodward speaks to the Journalism School

by Bob Woodward, whose 1972 investigation of the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post led to then-President Nixon’s resignation, spoke at the Columbia School of Journalism last week. Woodward discussed his most recent book, The Price of Politics, which focuses on budget negotiations and economic debt under the current administration. Woodward shared his thoughts on the “business of journalism” and shared anecdotes from his many i…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:44 am / in Domestic, Media

I Am News (And So Can You!)

…at, through a series of fortunate events, I was able to secure an invitation to dinner with famed journalist Bob Woodward. Awaiting Woodward’s arrival, I sat with the five other students, two alumni, and one events coordinator in attendance, the lot of us anxiously preparing questions for his arrival. Woodward graciously received the litany of inquiries thrown at him, but posed a question of his own as the night wore on: “So, tell me – where do y…

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by / on March 18, 2010 at 7:23 am / in Book Review, Content, Culture, Domestic, Election, Issue

Politicians — They’re Just Like Us!

by Hillary Clinton is a brilliant, paranoid bitch. Barack Obama is clever but arrogant. The less said about John Edwards, the better—ditto for his wife, Elizabeth. Okay, fine: she’s an “abusive, intrusive, paranoid, condescending crazywoman.” None of the luminaries John Heilemann and Mark Halperin follow in Game Change, their chronicle of the 2008 presidential election, come out with dignity intact. After all, the election unfolded in…

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by / on October 1, 2005 at 9:55 am / in Cover Story, Domestic, Media, National Security

Apology Accepted?

by On September 13, to the astonishment of both the public and political pundits, George W. Bush said he was sorry. More precisely, the President admitted his own culpability for the bureaucratic, economic, and social mayhem that followed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. “To the extent that the federal government didn’t fully do its job right,” he said, “I take full responsibility.” Americans have learned…

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