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A GOOD LIFE: Newspapering and Other Adventures

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Further evidence that good editors do not necessarily make good writers.Bradlee is, of course, the now-retired, legendary editor of the Washington Post, the man who took the paper from Sputnik to Watergate to Iran-Contra and beyond. Yet of this important work we learn little; we are instead treated to truisms like, "A newspaper is not referred to as `the daily miracle' for nothing.'' Bradlee is ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures by Ben Bradlee (Simon & Shuster 1995)(Biography). Ben Bradlee was the editor of the Washington Post when Woodward and Bernstein broke the Watergate story ... Read full review

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A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures by Ben Bradlee (Simon & Shuster 1995)(Biography). Ben Bradlee was the editor of the Washington Post when Woodward and Bernstein broke the Watergate story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nicholas Lefevre - Goodreads

I recently went to Ben Bradlee's funeral at the National Cathedral here in Washington. The stories told by his friends, family, and colleagues made this a must read for me. It was out of print and I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen Costello - Goodreads

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  - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - False Millennium - Goodreads

I still think he's fudging on the truth about his sister-in-law's diary (who was having an affair with JFK while President,) and possible CIA involvement in her death. Why on earth would a family ... Read full review

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User Review  - Washington Post - Goodreads

The Post's former executive editor looks back at Watergate and other events that shaped modern Washington. “But for politicians who rode the wave into Washington after Watergate, the lessons they seem ... Read full review

Review: A Good Life

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The Post's former executive editor looks back at Watergate and other events that shaped modern Washington. “But for politicians who rode the wave into Washington after Watergate, the lessons they seem ... Read full review

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