Bob Woodward speaks as part of WT lecture series

Pulitzer prize-winner Bob Woodward spoke to students and residents around the area Monday night as a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at West Texas A&M University.

The Distinguished Lecture Series was created in 2007 and is funded by student activity fees. The program brings in a number of guests, but works to bring one headline speaker during the spring semester to help enhance student's education.

"WT is trying to bring nationally prominent people on campus to give our students an experience outside the classroom," said Dr. James Calvi, head of the Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. "An experience they wouldn't get any place else."

Bob Woodward earned two Pulitzer Prizes for his investigative reporting. Woodward is best known for his work on the Watergate scandal.

"I'm a big fan of his work," said WT student Keltin Wiens. "To realize the importance he had when he was writing for the Washington Post and he changed the way we looked at American politics plain and simple."

In past years, the university welcomed guests like former president Bill Clinton and poet Maya Angelou.

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