Transcript for Remembering Ben Bradlee, In His Own Words
Many people wondered then and even now so many years later how the post did ride over the constant denials of the president of the United States. The answer isn't that complicated. Little by little week by week we knew our information was right when we heard it right when we checked it once and right when we checked it again. Little by little we came to realize that the White House information was wrong as soon as we checked that all these statesmen or lying. The boys had one unbeatable assets they worked spectacularly. Hard. They would ask fifty people a same question. While they would ask one person the same question fifty times if they had reason to believe some information was being withheld.
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