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Ben Bradlee Discusses His Life and Career.

Former Executive Editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee. During his stint at the paper he helped transform the Post into one of the most influential investigative newspapers. Under his leadership, reporters investigated and broke open the Watergate story. The paper also challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers. Bradlee has written his autobiography: Ben Bradlee: A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures. (Simon & Shuster)

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Other segments from the episode on October 9, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 9, 1995: Interview with Ben Bradlee; Review of the television program "The Private Life of Plants."

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