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Conversations with Kennedy

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ISBN-10: 0393301893

ISBN-13: 9780393301892

Edition: N/A

Authors: Benjamin C. Bradlee

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"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like-probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him]. . . . Highly informal and readable." -R. L. Tobin, Saturday Review
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Benjamin Bradlee is vice-president at large of the�Washington Post.�Born in Boston, Bradlee attended Harvard College. In 1942, he became a communications officer for the Office of Naval Intelligence and fought in thirteen battles during World War II. Following the war, Bradlee became a reporter for the�Washington Post. Working as a journalist in Washington, DC, Bradlee formed a close friendship with Senator John F. Kennedy. He toured with both Kennedy and Nixon during their respective presidential campaigns in 1960. Bradlee became executive editor of the Washington Post�in 1968, a position he held until 1991. During this time, Bradlee oversaw the�Post's award-winning coverage of the Watergate affair and the publication of the Pentagon Papers. In 2013, Bradlee was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Bradlee and his wife, journalist Sally Quinn, live in Washington, DC.