Ben Bradlee

  • American

Ben Bradlee (1921-2014) was a Newsweek correspondent and World War II Navy veteran, but he is best know as the executive editor (1968 until 1991) of The Washington Post. Mr Bradlee is particularly notable for his leadership in the coverage of the Watergate scandal, publishing about 400 articles over 28 months. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1900/00/00 Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee visit, then purchase Porto Bello, after hearing about the historic property from news anchor Ted Koppel Home Porto Bello Drayden
1950/11/01 Two Puerto Rican pro-independence terroist attempt to assasinate President Harry S Truman at Blair House Witness Blair House Washington, DC
1963/10/21 While having dinner with Ben Bradlee and his wife Tony, JFK ask Jackie to accompany him on a fund raising trip to Dallas, Texas. Visitor The White House Washington, DC Assassination of John F Kennedy
1964/10/13 Ben Bradlee and his wife, Tony Bradlee, sister of the deceased Mary Meyer, retrieve Mary's diary and turn it over to the CIA after finding James Jesus Angleton, the agency's counterintelligence chief, trying to pick the lock of Meyer's studio door. Confidant Assassination of John F Kennedy
1983/00/00 Mr and Mrs Bradlee buy the Laird-Dunlop main house Home Laird-Dunlop House Washington, DC
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