W&L’s Contact Committee Presents Journalist Bob Woodward for Parents and Family Weekend Event Woodward is the associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971.
Washington and Lee University’s Contact Committee is excited to host journalist Bob Woodward on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall on the W&L campus. Woodward is the associate editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1971. He has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, first in 1973 for coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Ticketing will be available soon on the Contact Committee social media platforms @wlucontact.
From Nixon to Biden, Woodward has written extensively about presidential leadership for the Post and in books.
“He has an extraordinary ability to get otherwise responsible adults to spill their guts to him,” said Robert Gates, former director of the CIA and secretary of defense. “His ability to get people to talk about stuff they shouldn’t be talking about is just extraordinary.”
Bob Schieffer of CBS News has said, “Woodward has established himself as the best reporter of our time. He may be the best reporter of all time.”
With this past June marking the 50th anniversary of Watergate, the Contact Committee is excited to bring this extraordinary speaker to the Washington and Lee community.