Shadow (Woodward book)

Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate is a 1999 book by Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, written with a narrative voice while utilizing firsthand interviews and news reports for its historical basis. For the 608-page book, Woodward used extensive notes and also interviewed President Ford, President Bush's chief of staff, James Baker, and other people of focus.

Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate
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Cover of Shadow by Bob Woodward
AuthorBob Woodward
CountryUnited States
SubjectPolitical science, United States, Watergate
PublisherSimon & Schuster
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Its five sections cover:

The book's final 300 pages cover Bill Clinton's administration. Nearly 100 pages are devoted to Reagan's administration. The book largely delves into the personal discussions that each president had during each issue, with no holds barred regarding profanity. Shadow was written with the research help of Jeff Glasser.