The War Within: Book summary and reviews of The War Within by Bob Woodward

The War Within

A Secret White House History 2006-2008

by Bob Woodward

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The War Within by Bob Woodward

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Bob Woodward's fourth book about the Bush presidency at war declassifies the secrets of America's political and military involvement in Iraq.

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Bob Woodward Author Biography

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Robert Upshur Woodward, known as Bob, was born in March 1943 in Geneva, Illinois.  He studied history and English literature at Yale, receiving his B.A. in 1965, after which he spent four years as a Naval officer.  He was discharged as a Lieutenant in 1970 after serving as an aide to the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Thomas H Moorer.  He was hired by The Washington Post but was let go after his two-week trial because he lacked any experience as a journalist.  After a year working for the Montgomery Sentinel, he reapplied to The Washington Post and was given a job in August 1971.  Less than a year, later Woodward and Carl Bernstein were assigned to investigate the burglary of the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in a ...

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