Carl Bernstein

Investigative Reporter Carl Bernstein Full Name: Carl Bernstein
Nationality: American

Profession: Investigative Reporter
Why Famous: Carl Bernstein won a Pulitzer Prize for his and Bob Woodard's investigation of the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post. Their investigation was a major factor that led to the resignation of President Nixon.

A book chronicling their investigation "All the President's Men" appeared in 1974 and a follow-up "The Last Days", detailing President Nixon's final days in power was published in 1976. "All the President's Men" was made into a successful film starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman. Hoffman portrayed Bernstein in the film.

Bernstein left the Washington Post in 1997. he worked for various Media outlets over the years including ABC and "Time". in 1992 Bernstein wrote a piece for Time on the relationship between Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II.

In 2007 Bernstein published a biography of Hillary Clinton.

Born: February 14, 1944 (73 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D. C., USA

Married Life

  • 1976-04-14 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

Historical Events in the Life of Carl Bernstein

  • 1974-06-14 "All the President's Men" by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward detailing their Watergate investigation is published by Simon and Schuster in the US

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