Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during a Nov. 6 interview about an upcoming Smithsonian exhibit featuring his family's extensive African-American art collection. Later in the interview, and in a subsequent NPR interview, Cosby refused to comment on the recently renewed attention given to rape allegations against him. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Ben Bradlee, then-executive editor of The Washington Post, looks at the front page of the newspaper, headlined "Nixon Resigns," in the composing room on Aug. 8, 1974. David R. Legge/Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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