The Bradlee Swagger

Everyone who knew my father mostly knew him for his role as Executive Editor of The Washington Post during the Pentagon Papers and, of course, the Watergate scandal, in which a President of the United States resigned because of my dad’s editing of his two reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. However, it seems to me that most people feel he was raised by wolves, in part because I don’t think he ever really talked about his heritage or his upbringing, and because I feel that people were afraid to question him about his upbringing. So that is what I will explain today, and I can assure you he was brought up by people and not wolves.

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