Woodward is most known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal during the Nixon administration, along with reporter Carl Bernstein, for which he received a Pulitzer Prize.Comment on this story
Transitioning from reporter to author, Woodward has authored many books, including "All the President's Men: The Greatest Reporting Story of All Time" with Bernstein, and books on other U.S. presidents including Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Woodward's recent publication, "Fear: Trump in the White House," has sold over two million copies and become "one of the biggest political books of 2018," according to The New York Times.
The PEN America Literary Gala will recognize Woodward on May 21 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
On the same day of the announcement, Woodward participated in a Deseret News-sponsored event called "Integrity & Trust: Lessons from Watergate and Today," along with Elder D. Todd Christofferson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For event coverage, see DeseretNews.com/trust.