Midterm Essay All the Presidents Men

Midterm Essay All the Presidents Men - Evan Brown JRN 101...

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Evan Brown JRN 101 25 October 2011 Midterm Essay Bernstein and Woodward we’re very persistent reporters. They wanted to cover the story as accurately as possible. This goal along with the hesitation of the potential sources for the Watergate scandal led Bernstein and Woodward to invade the privacy of others. The two of them were very close to intrusion, public disclosure of private facts and false light. Early in the movie sources are being two faced. This creates a sense of confusion and a desire towards investigation for Bernstein and Woodward. Bernstein calls a librarian to ask about Howard Hunt’s book rentals. The librarian initially says “He [Hunt] took out a whole lot of materials,” but she changes her story a few times. She puts Bernstein on hold to look for the records, comes back to the phone and tells him “I was wrong. The truth is I didn’t have any requests from Mr. Hunt.” The sentence immediately after that she changes her story for a third time. “Truth is I don’t know any Mr. Hunt,” she said. This is obviously fishy. When Bernstein brings it up to Woodward, Bernstein concludes “Someone got to her in those seconds she was on the phone.” What is even more fishy is when Woodward calls to discuss the confusion with Mr. Clawson, a manager of some sort at the library, Clawson calls back and tells Woodward that the
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