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Ben Bradlee

By (October 21, 2014) No Comment

ben bradleeOpen Letters Monthly mourns the death of legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who used the power of the Press to bring down a sitting US President. What one of Bradlee’s Boston Brahmin ancestors said about a Massachusetts governor applies even more emphatically to Bradlee himself: “He was fearless, and we are all in his debt.”

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