All About the Story: A Conversation with Leonard Downie Jr
A discussion with Len Downie about his new book “All About the Story: News, Power, Politics and the Washington Post.” Downie worked at the Post for nearly 50 years, succeeding Ben Bradlee as Executive Editor. He was an editor of the Watergate story, and led the paper through the Clinton impeachment, the Unabomber threats and the leaked national security stories of the early 2000’s. David Bodney questions Downie on the intricacies of covering DC, his career, and the challenges of getting to the truth in our complicated and polarized ecosystem.
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