Ben Bradlee Biography

Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He became a national figure during the presidency of Richard Nixon, when he challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers and oversaw the publication of Bob Woodward's and Carl Bernstein's stories documenting the Watergate scandal. At his death he held the title of vice president at-large of the Post.

He was also an advocate for education and the study of history, including working for years as an active trustee on the boards of several major educational, historical, and archeological research institutions. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ben Bradlee
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Editor
Ethnicity:
White American
Date of Birth:
August 26, 1921
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
October 21, 2014
Age at Death:
93
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Divorces
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