Benjamin C. Bradlee biography

Benjamin C. Bradlee

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1921 –

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Who is Benjamin C. Bradlee?

Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post. As executive editor of the 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 and Carl Bernstein's stories documenting the Watergate scandal.

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Born
Aug 26, 1921
Boston
Also known as
  • Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Harvard University
    Ancient Greek philosophy
    (1942 - 1945)
  • Dexter School
  • St. Mark's School
  • Doctor of Humane Letters
Employment
  • The Graham Holdings Company

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on July 23, 2013

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