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The Woodward and Bernstein Waterate Papers

The Washington Post

Watergate break-in story : 2 Pages

18 June 1972

Under the byline of police reporter Al Lewis, The Washington Post's first story on the Watergate break-in appeared in the Sunday edition, the day after the burglary. Topping the list of contributing reporters at the end of the article are Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.