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Ben Bradlee: A Valiant David Among Media Golieths

Spring, 1973: While others may have known about it, two young reporters for the Washington Post – a struggling newspaper in the nation’s capital, with a short history of tackling some of the days essential stories, such as the recently released expose on behind the scenes disclosures of Pentagon tactics contained in the Pentagon Papers, and the Whistle-Blower responsible for their disclosure – Daniel Ellsberg, had information about corruption within the administration of President Richard Nixon. 1,005 more words

The Constitution

What a Journalist Can Always Learn from Ben Bradlee

As many of you may have become aware by now, Benjamin C. Bradlee, the long-tenured and much beloved editor of the Washington Post, from 1965 to 1991, has passed away at the age of 93 from natural causes at his home in Washington. 467 more words

All The President's Men

Ben Bradlee, the innovative editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate era, passed away yesterday at the age of 93. In honor of him and his impact on modern journalism, this is a review I wrote a couple years back of the 1976 film  413 more words


Ben Bradlee: the standard for measuring any editor

It would be hard to overstate what Ben Bradlee contributed to American journalism. Bradlee died Tuesday, and I join the parade of journalists saluting him as maybe journalism’s best editor ever. 691 more words


Ben Bradlee: 1921-2014

“Go on home, get a nice hot bath. Rest up… 15 minutes. Then get your asses back in gear.” 1,182 more words

Tutor's Notes

R.I.P., Ben Bradlee

I came of age during a most interesting and turbulent time.

Being near the leading edge of the baby boom, I was born not long after World War II. 427 more words

National News

Carl Bernstein on Ben Bradlee: He is the most galvanizing and remarkable figure to work with

Ben Bradlee is best known for his work editing the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.   Anderson Cooper looks back at Bradlee’s life and legendary career with reporter Carl Bernstein, whose investigative reporting for the newspaper with Bob Woodward helped bring down the Nixon presidency.