"Explosive...The most controversial book on the Supreme Court yet written."
-- Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Fascinating. The pace is swift, with details that rivet the attention."
-- The Washington Post Book World
"A provocative book about a hallowed institution...It is the most comprehensive inside story ever written of the most important court in the world. For this reason alone it is required reading."
"It is to the credit of Woodward and Armstrong that they were willing -- and able -- to shatter this conspiracy of silence. It is certainly in the highest tradition of investigative journalism."
-- Saturday Review
"One hell of a reporting achievement."
-- The Village Voice
"The year's best political book."
-- New York Post
Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-one years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for The Washington Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal, and later for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored twelve #1 national nonfiction bestsellers. He has two daughters, Tali and Diana, and lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, writer Elsa Walsh.
Scott Armstrong is executive director of the Information Trust. A former reporter for The Washington Post, he founded the National Security Archive and was a senior investigator for the Senate Watergate Committee.
I'm still reading. When I'm done I will be better able to write a review. Hopefully it will make sense to mePublished 1 month ago by Joanna
One of the best books available for people who want to understand SCOTUS during the Burger years. I entered law school with a hard science background. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Donovan
Burger. what a tool. great insight into the way the supreme court functioned and wonderful anecdotes from the clerks.Published 5 months ago by KSnow
It showed the behind the scenes view of the court proceedings. Like the rest of us, some justices are friendly toward one another, and some aren't. Some work hard, some are lazy. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John Terpak
Provides great insight into workings, politics and personal strengths and weaknesses of individual Justices in the Burger Supreme Court. Read morePublished 5 months ago by York