Former editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee died today of natural causes at the age of 93 at his home in Washington. Bradley served as executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 – 91, a time that included the resignation of President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal.
His wife and Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn discussed her husband’s declining health due to Alzheimer’s and dementia last month during an interview with C-SPAN. Just prior, he began hospice treatment.
The White House Tuesday night issued a statement from President Barack Obama on Bradlee’s passing: Read more