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Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

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Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

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Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

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Bradlee was the executive editor for the Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He published the Pentagon Papers and covered Watergate. Bradlee, who died Tuesday at 93, talked with Fresh Air in 1995.

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