There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.
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I believe there's too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.Bob Woodward
Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.Bob Woodward
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