Watergate Conspiracies: Carl Woodward And Bob Woodward

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“I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate, I’m proud.” Pulitzer prize winning investigation and reporting conducted by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward into the Watergate scandal revealed the first of possibly many government conspiracies. it's 1972 and living in America isn't as great as it used to be.
The war in Vietnam is still going on the spread of communism is threatening as ever and inflation is making prices go up for basically the first time since World War II and America had a pretty good president. Richard Nixon seemed determined to get things done even in the situation he was in. He created a plan for withdrawing troops from Vietnam,
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Often times we as readers and as citizens are very rarely presented with the truth. Without, the investigative journalism done by Woodward and Bernstein we would probably still be blind to the hidden agendas that are within our government. The three important lessons to take from this reading and the Watergate scandal itself; is the importance of journalists serving as the watchdogs of government, highlights that no one is above the law including the president, and truly debunks the concept that we are a “corrupt-less” society because it lies even in our government in the highest of places, and holds many seats. We must learn from the mistakes of the past in order to advance and progress our society for the greater good. By allowing corrupt presidents and politicians to run the country, we as common people will never be able to achieve this “American Dream,” which is a mental scam in itself. We the people must hold our leaders and representatives accountable for their illegal actions just as the police do with common criminals. The singer Bono once said “the worst disease in the world today is corruption. And there is a cure:

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