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Arthur Levine on Woodward and Bernstein

In 1976, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein published The Final Days, their account of the last months of the Nixon presidency. While Woodward and Bernstein were heroes to a generation of idealistic young journalists, Washington Monthly contributing editor Arthur Levine couldnt help noticing that The Final Days was larded with flattering portrayals of cooperative sources. […]