A good life: newspapering and other adventures

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Simon & Schuster, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 514 pages
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The most important, glamorous, and famous newspaperman of modern times traces his path from Harvard to the battles of the Pacific war to postwar Paris to the pinnacle of success as the editor of The Washington Post, which under his direction, won 22 Pulitzer Prizes. An extraordinary life story, and a gripping look at America and American journalism in the 20th century. of photos.

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Great book. As a twelve year old fascinated with Watergate, these events led to me to aspire to want a career in journalism. I could not put the book down as it was chapter and verse recap of what really happened. Great job. Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Spann - Goodreads

Life at the top. A better title might have A Remarkable Life. Entering Bardlee's world is a heady experience. Bradlee paid his dues, for sure, on his rise to the top of the newspapering world. Once ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
11
EARLY YEARS
15
HARVARD
43
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Ben Bradlee was Executive Editor of "The Washington Post" from 1968 to 1991 after being managing editor for three years. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and their son, Quinn.

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