The papers of Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee are now open for research at the Harry Ransom Center. [Read more…] about Stop the presses: Benjamin C. Bradlee papers open for research
The archive of Ben Bradlee (1921-2014), former editor of The Washington Post, has been donated to the Ransom Center.
Bradlee presided over the Post — first as managing editor and then as executive editor — and led the paper through the publication of the Pentagon Papers and coverage of the Watergate scandal. Under his leadership, the Post earned 17 Pulitzer Prizes and a reputation for excellence in investigative reporting.