Ben Bradlee’s long, distinguished career as a Washington journalist.
May 21, 1963 From left: Newsweek Washington bureau chief Ben Bradlee; first lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Bradlee’s first wife, Jean Saltonstall, and President John F. Kennedy in the White House. Bradlee helped negotiate the sale of Newsweek to The Washington Post Co. in 1961. He joined The Post as a managing editor in 1965. Cecil Stoughton/W.W. Norton Buy Photo