Book Discussion on Yours in Truth

Jeff Himmelman recounts the forty-five year career of the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, vice president at large and former executive… read more

Jeff Himmelman recounts the forty-five year career of the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, vice president at large and former executive editor of the newspaper. Utilizing access to Mr. Bradlee’s personal papers and interviews with numerous colleagues, the author examined the former executive editor’s ascendancy from a press attaché in Paris following World War II to his twenty-three years (1968-1991) of leadership at the Post, where he oversaw the paper’s release of the Pentagon Papers and reportage on the Watergate scandal. Jeff Himmelman responded to questions from members of the audeince at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

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Book Discussion on Yours in Truth

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 26, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2012

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  • May 26, 2012 | 5:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 10, 2012 | 11:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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