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  • Funeral Service for Ben Bradlee
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    Funeral Service for Ben Bradlee

    A funeral service was held for former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. Mr. Bradlee led the paper during the Watergate scandal and the paper’s publishing of the “Pentagon Papers.” The…

  • Ben Bradlee and Bob Woodward on the Watergate Story
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    Ben Bradlee and Bob Woodward on Watergate

    Washington Post journalists Ben Bradlee and Bob Woodward talked about the Watergate political scandal and the fallout for President Nixon. They recounted how the story unfolded and revealed the behind-the-scenes events that…

  • emThe Best and the Brightestem
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    The Best and the Brightest

    Mr. Halberstam was interviewed by Ben Bradlee about the influence of his 1973 book about how America became involved in Vietnam, The Best and the Brightest, published in a 20th anniversary…

  • 50th Anniversary of Polio Vaccine
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    50th Anniversary of Polio Vaccine

    Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of the Washington Post, and Anna Roosevelt, granddaughter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, talked about the 50th anniversary of the Salk polio…

  • Discussion on Watergates Impact on Journalism
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    Watergate, Media, and the Future of Journalism

    Ben Bradlee talked about his career and how the news industry has changed since the Nixon presidency and the Watergate scandal. Students from the University of Denver, George Mason…

  • emMy Paper Chaseem Book Party
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    My Paper Chase Book Party

    Sir Harold Evans was shown attending a party at the British ambassador’s residence for the publication of his autobiography, My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times (Little, Brown and…

  • Art Buchwald Memorial Service
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    Art Buchwald Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for humorist Art Buchwald. Media luminaries, dignitaries, family and friends eulogized Buchwald with warm and funny stories about his wit, love, generosity, and…

  • National Press Foundation Awards Dinner
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    National Press Foundation Awards Dinner

    National Press Foundation 2007 Annual Awards Dinner honored journalists who have been killed, injured and kidnapped covering war zones. Also, the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award was…

  • How Can News Media Recover Public Trust
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    How Can News Media Recover Public Trust?

    During the first annual Louis A. Borrelli, Jr. Media Summit, a panel discussion titled “Why Don’t We Trust the News Media? How Can the News Media Recover Public Trust?” was held. Panelists…

  • Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner
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    Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner

    The American News Women’s Club bestowed the “ANWC Helen Thomas Award for Excellence in Journalism” upon husband-and-wife journalists Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn at its annual award dinner and roast.…

  • State of Journalism
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    State of Journalism

    Ms. White moderated a discussion on the state of journalism. Among the topics addressed were accuracy in reporting, the state of business competition in the television news industry, and…

  • emWhen Presidents Lieem
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    When Presidents Lie

    The first installment in the fall 2004 Aspen Book Series featured author and columnist Eric Alterman talking about his book When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences, published by…

  • National Press Foundation Awards Dinner
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    National Press Foundation Awards Dinner

    The National Press Foundation hosted its twenty-first annual awards dinner at the Washington Hilton. Introductory and acceptance speeches were made, and a number of awards were given.…

  • Future of Print Journalism
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    Future of Print Journalism

    Mr. Bradlee talked about the aftermath of the Jayson Blair matter at The New York Times and its impact on the future of journalism. He also recalled his newspaper’s experience with the…

  • emKatherine Grahams Washingtonem
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    Katherine Graham's Washington

    A panel discussed Katharine Graham’s Washington, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book, which was nearing completion at the time of Ms. Graham’s death, is a collection of articles and essays about…