Ben Bradlee in Hospice Care, Suffering From Dementia

September 29, 2014 1:26 PM

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Ben Bradlee in Hospice Care, Suffering From Dementia

Legendary former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the reporting that exposed the Watergate scandal and brought down President Richard Nixon, is in hospice care in his home, suffering from severe dementia.

The revelation that the 93-year-old Bradlee is nearing death came in a C-SPAN interview with Bradlee’s wife, 73-year-old author and journalist Sally Quinn. The interview was taped September 18 and published September 28. Watch the full interview in the video above.

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