On a wall at the Washington Post headquarters is a quote from Ben Bradlee, the legendary editor for whom a conference room is named. It reads, “The truth, no matter how bad, is never as dangerous as a lie in the long run.”
“The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” features interviews with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, Henry Kissinger, Robert Redford, and a number of others, but it’s all the more authentic because it’s narrated by Bradlee himself. The recordings were taken from an audio reading that Bradlee once did for his memoir, “A Good Life.”
The “Newspaperman” premieres Monday, December 4, on HBO.
Read the story at Variety.
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