The Final Days

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Simon and Schuster, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
“An extraordinary work of reportage on the epic political story of our time” (Newsweek)—from Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning coauthors of All the President’s Men.

The Final Days is the #1 New York Times bestselling, classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon’s dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his family, his staff, and many members of Congress strained desperately to prevent his inevitable resignation. This brilliant book reveals the ordeal of Nixon’s fall from office—one of the gravest crises in presidential history.
 

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The calculated unveiling of the new Woodward and Bernstein bombshell—headlines in the daily press, excerpts in Newsweek—has maximized its exposure at the expense of the drama, even the limited ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
13
Section 3
31
Section 4
43
Section 5
60
Section 6
77
Section 7
87
Section 8
99
Section 19
229
Section 20
242
Section 21
248
Section 22
261
Section 23
282
Section 24
290
Section 25
305
Section 26
311

Section 9
106
Section 10
113
Section 11
122
Section 12
133
Section 13
147
Section 14
174
Section 15
184
Section 16
202
Section 17
208
Section 18
221
Section 27
322
Section 28
331
Section 29
348
Section 30
359
Section 31
367
Section 32
384
Section 33
403
Section 34
426
Section 35
451
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About the author (2005)

Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-seven years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for the Post's coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored eighteen books, all of which have been national nonfiction bestsellers. Twelve of those have been #1 national bestsellers.

Carl Bernstein is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine and has written for a variety of publications. He is the author of Loyalties: A Son's Memoir, and has coauthored His Holiness: John Paul II and the History of Our Time with Marco Politi, as well as All the President's Men and The Final Days with Bob Woodward.