Definition of Woodward, Robert in US English:

Woodward, Robert

proper noun

  • (born 1943), US journalist; full name Robert Upshur Woodward. He was the Washington Post reporter who, with Carl Bernstein, broke the story of the Watergate burglary and traced the financial payoffs to President Nixon. With Bernstein, he wrote All the President's Men (1974) and The Final Days (1976). He is also the author of The Choice (1996), Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate (1999), and Plan of Attack (2004).


Woodward, Robert