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Ben Bradlee, the Washington Post editor who brought down Richard Nixon, dies at 93

Benjamin Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post and arguably the most impressive editor of the 20th century, has died at his home in Washington D.C.of natural causes. He was 93.

Bradlee: Dead at 93

HIs career encompassed the great stories of Watergate, the bringing down of Richard Nixon, and the Pentagon papers. A polio survivor, he was rumbustious, a newspaper’s newspaperman - and apt to fall in love.

In it's obituary to Bradlee, the Post explained: "From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in 1965, Mr. Bradlee sought to create an important newspaper that would go far beyond the traditional model of a metropolitan daily. He achieved that goal by combining compelling news stories based on aggressive reporting with engaging feature pieces of a kind previously associated with the best magazines. His charm and gift for leadership helped him hire and inspire a talented staff and eventually made him the most celebrated newspaper editor of his era."

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