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Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor, Ben Bradlee, Has Died

Posted: October 21, 2014

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Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.

Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor, who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died.

The newspaper reported his death on its website, saying he died of natural causes at his home in Washington.

He was 93.

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