Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The Washington Post who led the paper during its legendary Watergate coverage, died Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C., the newspaper reported. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. He was…
By Sarah McHaney
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who guided the newspaper through Watergate, the Pentagon Papers and other crises, sits down for an extended conversation with Jim Lehrer about journalism and his career.
Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The Washington Post, talks about the paper's decision to confirm Deep Throat's identity, the confidentiality agreement with Felt and what might have motivated Felt to speak with Woodward and Bernstein.
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