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Ben Bradlee Jr.          

Extolled author and journalist who spent twenty-five years with The Boston Globe, depicted in the Academy Award-winning film "Spotlight"

Ben Bradlee, Jr. is an extolled author and journalist who spent twenty-five years, from 1979 to 2004, with The Boston Globe – ten years as a reporter and fifteen as an editor. As Deputy Managing Editor, Ben oversaw the coverage featured in SPOTLIGHT, and also supervised the production of a book on the subject, Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church. During his time at The Globe, he worked as State House reporter, investigative reporter, national correspondent, political editor and metropolitan editor. Bradlee, Jr. wrote an in-depth biography of Boston Red Sox icon Ted Williams, published in 2013, which was praised by critics and became a New York Times Bestseller: The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams; the book has since been optioned for a film. Two of Ben’s previously published works were made into a CBS television miniseries and movie.

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