Ed Odeven Reporting

By Ed Odeven
TOKYO (Nov. 7, 2013) — It was several weeks ago — on Sept. 25, to be precise — when I attended a breakfast event featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Carl Bernstein, who teamed up with Bob Woodward, his Washington Post colleague, to report the shocking details of the Watergate scandal, starting in 1972.

With time to reflect on that memorable morning, held in Boca Raton, Florida, I’m grateful to say I was able to hear the legendary journalist’s thoughts on the current state of American democracy, the legacy of his work with Woodward, traditional media, contemporary media, social media and, of course, memories of Watergate. In short, it was an unforgettable march through history through Bernstein’s words.

It was a mesmerizing two-hour stay at Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel at an event attended by about 100 individuals, including a few fellow journalists who scribbled down notes hurriedly as Woodward…

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