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The Resource A good life : newspapering and other adventures, Ben Bradlee ; with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein ; and an afterword by Sally Quinn

A good life : newspapering and other adventures, Ben Bradlee ; with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein ; and an afterword by Sally Quinn

Label
A good life : newspapering and other adventures
Title
A good life
Title remainder
newspapering and other adventures
Statement of responsibility
Ben Bradlee ; with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein ; and an afterword by Sally Quinn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard to almost four years in the shooting war in the South Pacific, and back, from a maverick New Hampshire weekly to an apprenticeship for Newsweek in postwar Paris, then to the Washington Bureau chief's desk, and finally to the apex of his career at The Washington Post. Bradlee took the helm of The Washington Post in 1965. He and his reporters transformed it into one of the most influential and respected news publications in the world, reinvented modern investigative journalism, and redefined the way news is reported, published, and read. Under his direction, the paper won eighteen Pulitzer prizes. His leadership and investigative drive following the break-in at the Democratic National Committee led to the downfall of a president, and kept every president afterward on his toes. Bradlee, backed every step of the way by the Graham family, challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers - and won. His ingenuity, and the spirited reporting of Sally Quinn, now his wife, led to the creation of the Style Section, a revolutionary newspaper feature in its time, now copied by just about every paper in the country
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
OClCo
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A good life : newspapering and other adventures, Ben Bradlee ; with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein ; and an afterword by Sally Quinn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- Harvard -- Navy -- New Hampshire -- Washington Post: first tour -- Paris I, press attache -- Paris II, Newsweek -- Newsweek, Washington -- JFK -- Newsweek sale; JFK; Phil -- Post-JFK -- Washington Post, 1965-71 -- Pentagon papers -- Watergate -- After Watergate -- Washington Post, 1975-80 -- Janet Cooke -- National security: public vs. private -- Moving out, moving on
Control code
sky2ocm91431518
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
xx, 520 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501191718
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
95011361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
A good life : newspapering and other adventures, Ben Bradlee ; with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein ; and an afterword by Sally Quinn
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- Harvard -- Navy -- New Hampshire -- Washington Post: first tour -- Paris I, press attache -- Paris II, Newsweek -- Newsweek, Washington -- JFK -- Newsweek sale; JFK; Phil -- Post-JFK -- Washington Post, 1965-71 -- Pentagon papers -- Watergate -- After Watergate -- Washington Post, 1975-80 -- Janet Cooke -- National security: public vs. private -- Moving out, moving on
Control code
sky2ocm91431518
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
xx, 520 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501191718
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
95011361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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