The Two Bob's - Woodward and Novak - Called as Defense Witnesses
The most vivid instance of a reporter at work came in a brief excerpt of a telephone interview by Mr. Woodward of The Post of Mr. Armitage.
Though only one minute of tape was played, the tone of their exchange — gossipy, confiding, sprinkled with deleted expletives on Mr. Armitage’s part — demonstrated vividly their close relationship.
Mr. Wilson was sent to Niger by the C.I.A., Mr. Armitage said, “Because the wife’s a [expletive] analyst at the agency!”
Mr. Novak suggested how a columnist’s politics can affect access. He said he spoke with Mr. Rove two or three times a week. But it took him two years to get an interview with Mr. Armitage, who was seen as not in tune with Mr. Novak’s generally conservative views. <more>
Trial exhibit: Woodward's 18 pages of questions for Cheney.