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Good Life Newspapering and Other Adventures

ISBN-10: 0684825236

ISBN-13: 9780684825236

Edition: 1996

Authors: Benjamin C. Bradlee, Ben Bradlee

List price: $20.00
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This is a memoir of one of the best-known newspapermen in the world. Bradlee's story is not only that of an extraordinary career, it is also a gripping tale of a glamorous life filled with a star-studded list of friends and colleagues.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 9/11/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
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.