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Ben Bradlee Quotes

Ben Bradlee Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Ben Bradlee
Type:
Editor
Nationality:
American
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    I don't know about "any" publisher. But Katharine Graham and I had been working together for almost seven years and we had come to trust each other. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 2
    I give Cronkite a whole lot of credit. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 3
    I must be out of it, but I don't know any good journalists who have excused Clinton's problems. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 4
    I think he had a strange, passionate devotion to the truth and a horror at what he saw going on. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 5
    If an investigative reporter finds out that someone has been robbing the store, that may be "gotcha" journalism, but it's also good journalism. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 6
    Maybe some of today's papers have too many "feel-good" features, but there is a lot of good news out there. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 7
    Sure, some journalists use anonymous sources just because they're lazy and I think editors ought to insist on more precise identification even if they remain anonymous. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 8
    The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 9
    "The media" is too big a word. I think there are some reporters who have adopted a "gotcha" mentality, but not in the really good newspapers. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 10
    The Nixon administration really put a lot of pressure on CBS not to run the second broadcast. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 11
    The really tough thing would have been to decide to take Woodward and Bernstein off the story. They were carrying the coal for us - in that their stories were right. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 12
    They cut about seven minutes from that broadcast, but it was still vital to the story's momentum. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 13
    We made only one real mistake. And even then we were right. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 14
    We were right about the slush fund. But Sloan did not testify about it to the Grand Jury. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee
  • 15
    You never monkey with the truth. Ben_BradleeBen Bradlee