Bob Woodward is an American investigative journalist. He started working for The Washington Post as a reporter in 1971 and now holds the title of associate editor.
While a reporter for The Washington Post in 1972, Woodward teamed up with Carl Bernstein, and the two did much of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal.
These scandals led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon.
Bob Woodward Parents: Meet Jane Upshur and Alfred E. Woodward
Bob Woodward was in Geneva, Illinois, the son of Jane Upshur and Alfred E. Woodward, a lawyer who later became chief judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court.
His parents divorced when he was twelve, and he and his brother and sister were raised by their father, who subsequently remarried.