Ben Bradlee — American Editor born on August 26, 1921, died on October 21, 2014

Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He became a national figure during the presidency of Richard Nixon, when he challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers and oversaw the publication of Bob Woodward's and Carl Bernstein's stories documenting the Watergate scandal. At his death he held the title of vice president at-large of the Post... (wikipedia)

There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate.
You never monkey with the truth.
I think he had a strange, passionate devotion to the truth and a horror at what he saw going on.
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.
We made only one real mistake. And even then we were right.

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