That’s right — his years as a cub reporter. He opted to steer clear of writing about his days at The Washington Post, where he worked with Bob Woodward to break and cover the Watergate scandal. Instead, he’ll write about his time at The Washington Star, D.C.’s afternoon newspaper, which is no longer published.
He started at The Star as a copyboy, then worked his way up through the ranks. In a statement, Bernstein said he learned a lot about journalism, the world, and life in the five years he spent at the paper. The memoir, entitled The Washington Star, is expected to be released in 2016.