Bob Woodward: The Age of the American Presidency

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Saturday, April 1, 8 pm
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

The New Bedford Lyceum: A brief history  |  Film Screening: All the President’s Men

Photo of Bob Woodward

No journalist or author has uncovered more secrets or probed deeper into the modern American presidency and Washington than Bob Woodward. Over the years, the power of the Executive Branch has morphed and broadened. How has it changed, and how is it likely to change during the Trump administration?

Woodward brought a wealth of experience and insight to the topic. A riveting storyteller, he spoke exactly 70 days into the new administration. Woodward pulled back the curtain and took audiences on a behind-the-scenes, intimate tour of political power and the often hidden motives of key players.

His appearance marked the revivification of the New Bedford Lyceum, a centuries-old New England tradition of learning through intellectual debate. For more information about the NB Lyceum go to


$25, $35, $45, $75*
Tickets were sold through the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

*$75 level included post-performance meet and greet with Bob Woodward


Film Screening

A Prologue to Bob Woodward at the New Bedford Lyceum

Friday, March 24
Film Screening: All the President’s Men
Followed by facilitated discussion

Cook Memorial Theater, Whaling Museum
Free and open to the public

All the Presidents Men movie poster

In advance of Bob Woodward’s April 1 appearance, participants were invited to a New Bedford Lyceum presentation of  the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated movie “All the President’s Men” at the New Bedford Whaling Museum theater. Free! The movie, based on Woodward and Bernstein’s book of the same name, is a political thriller about their investigation into the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post. A facilitated discussion led by Shannon Jenkins, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science at UMass Dartmouth, followed the film.

Video: “All the President’s Men” Official Trailer


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