Former Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ever the newsman and ever one to challenge conventional wisdom, Ben Bradlee invigorated The Washington Post as its hard-charging editor.
Ben Bradlee, who engineered the transformation of The Washington Post from a sleepy hometown paper into a great national one, has died aged 93.
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