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Bradlee, Benjamin C.


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  • Fuller Name

    • Benjamin Crowninshield
  • Variants

    • Bradlee, Benjamin
    • Bradlee, Ben
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19210826
    • Death Date

        20141021
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Washington Post Company
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Gender

        male
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    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Bradlee, Benjamin
  • Sources

    • found: nuc86-103504: His Conversations with Kennedy, c1975, 1976(hdg. on NcCU rept.: Bradlee, Benjamin; usage: Benjamin C. Bradlee)
    • found: LC data base, 2/1/88(hdg.: Bradlee, Benjamin; usage: Benjamin C. Bradlee)
    • found: A good life, p1995:label (Ben Bradlee)
    • found: A life's work, 2010:ECIP t.p. (Ben Bradlee)
    • found: Wikipedia, 03-01-2010:(Benjamin C. Bradlee; full name: Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee; b. August 26, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts; is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post; As executive editor of the 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 and Carl Bernstein's stories documenting the Watergate scandal; married 1st wife in 1942: Jean Saltonstall (one son, Ben Bradlee, Jr.); 2nd wife: Antoinette Pinchot (Dominic and Marina); (married 3rd wife in 1978: Sally Quinn (one son, Quinn))
    • found: Washington post (online), viewed Oct. 22, 2014(in obituary published Oct. 21: Benjamin C. Bradlee; b. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, Aug. 26, 1921, Boston; d. Oct. 21, Washington, aged 93; presided over The Washington post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post's transformation into one of the world's leading newspapers)
  • Change Notes

    • 1988-02-01: new
    • 2014-10-22: revised
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