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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…

  • Life and Career of Ben Bradlee
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    Life and Career of Ben Bradlee

    Mr. Bradlee, retiring executive editor of The Washington Post, discussed his more than fifty years with that newspaper. He commented on the Watergate scandal, which established the reputation of the Post through 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…

  • Book Discussion with Ben Bradlee on emA Good Lifeem
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    A Good Life

    Ben Bradlee talks about his memoir, A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures, published by Simon and Schuster.

  • Watergate Revisited
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    Watergate Revisited

    On the thirtieth anniversary of the Watergate break-in which eventually led to President Nixon’s resignation, Mr. Woodward and Mr. Bradlee talked about the scandal, its impact on both…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • First Amendment Awards Dinner
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    First Amendment Awards Dinner

    Journalists honored Mr. Donaldson and the late Katherine Graham for their contributions to journalism. They also recognized other colleagues for coverage of various news events including…

  • Katharine Graham Funeral Service
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    Katharine Graham Funeral Service

    Dignitaries, family members and mourners gathered at the National Cathedral to reflect on the life and career of Katharine Graham.

  • John Carmody Memorial Service
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    John Carmody Memorial Service

    Tom Brokaw and others spoke about John Carmody’s life and accomplishments. They also talked about their relationships with him.

  • The Future of South Africa
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    The Future of South Africa

    Deputy President Mbeki spoke about South Africa and the role the U.S. has played in the rise of democracy there and about some of the changes in other African countries. He also talked…

  • emWashington Postem Editor Perspective
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    Washington Post Editor Perspective

    Mr. Bradlee talked about his long career in journalism. He talked about issues such as the public’s right to know about government activities and objectivity in journalism. He has just…

  • Political Protest the Press and Free Speech
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    Political Protest, the Press and Free Speech

    Panelists discussed whether limits on free speech are appropriate for today’s society and whether such limits should be re-examined in an attempt to make them more useful. They also took…

  • Events in the News
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    Events in the News

    The guests discussed the important events from the recent week, the guilty verdict passed down in the Rodney King case, and their past work in the field of journalism.

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