Benjamin C. Bradlee
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Benjamin C. Bradlee

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'. Wikipedia*

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Benjamin C. Bradlee has 51 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Forum as an Executive Editor for the Washington Post. The year with the most videos was 1989 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 6,765 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Woodward (7), Katharine Graham (5), Sally Quinn (5). Most common tags: Newspapers, Journalism, Nixon, Richard.

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Vice President at Large, [Washington Post] c. September 1, 1991 - October 21, 2014 Videos: 15 Executive Editor, [Washington Post] c. January 1, 1968 - c. September 1, 1991 Videos: 36 Managing Editor, [Washington Post] c. January 1, 1965 - c. January 1, 1968 Videos: 0 Bureau Chief, Washington Bureau, [Newsweek] - c. January 1, 1965 Videos: 0

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