Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ben Bradlee, 1921-2014


“‘He was a presence, a force,’ [Bob] Woodward recalled of Mr. Bradlee’s role during the Watergate period, 1972 to 1974. ‘And he was a doubter, a skeptic — “Do we have it yet?” “Have we proved it?”’ Decades later, Woodward remembered the words that he most hated to hear from Mr. Bradlee then: ‘You don’t have it yet, kid.’”

—“Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93,” obit by Robert G. Kaiser, The Washington Post, Oct. 21, 2014 

Editorial Comment: He had it, kid.

Related: NYTimes obit 
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