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Nixon could have squashed scandal ... easily

Forty-three years ago today, President Nixon missed an opportunity to squash what had been termed a “third-rate burglary.” All he had to do was deliver a brief speech on national television that went something like this: 440 more words

National News

Cats Reflection - Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein 

Woodward and Bernstein were the latest topic for our cats lecture, having already covered some of their work in semester one for a presentation the materials were generally recognised however the perspectives covered offered up new insight into the two men who arguably are cornerstones in twentieth century investigative journalism. 200 more words

Critical Analysis & Theoretical Studies (John)

The Value In Listening To Writers Talking About Writing

The point about writing is that other people read your end product –  right?


But there’s also value in listening to writers talk about the writing process itself. 586 more words

Creative Writing Group Surbiton

MOVIE REVIEW | ***AFI 100*** #77. All the President’s Men (1976)

“The American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies was selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community to commemorate 100 Years of Movies”. 536 more words


Investigative Reporting

It’a no secret that newspapers are on the decline. That familiar smell of musty paper and ink stained fingers are soon to be a thing of the past. 559 more words

Kendall Hawthorne

Chapter 47: "All the President's Men" by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

 Before dawn on June 17, 1972, five prowlers were arrested inside the office of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate building in Washington, D.C.  The burglars were hired by President Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign and caught trying to wiretap phones and steal secret docments.   993 more words