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Talks about “The Kid”

The City Club of San Diego hosts Ben Bradlee, Jr. , Jan. 14, 2014

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The Weston (Mass.) Public Library hosts Ben Bradlee, Jr. on May 27, 2014

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WBUR-FM/The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Dec. 8, 2013, with Bob Ryan

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Recent News

"The Kid"
a Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist

"THE KID" was a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards, for best history-biography of 2014. Thank you to all who supported the book.
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Paperback Edition Published

The paperback version of "THE KID" was published on December 2, 2014. The retail price is $25 and it's available at bookstores everywhere, as well as online at Amazon.com » and
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"The Kid" is Optioned for a Movie

Here's the story, as reported by "Dateline Hollywood" on July 10, 2014
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Bradlee Featured in ESPN Film on Williams

Ben discusses the cryonics controversy that dominated coverage of Ted Williams' death in this 30-minute film for the popular 30-30 Series on ESPN released on 2/17/15.

Bradlee Featured in "Spotlight"

"THE KID" isn't the only project involving Ben in the works. Much further along is "Spotlight," a film about the Boston Globe's investigation into the Catholic Church sexual abuse crisis for which the paper was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2003. As Deputy Managing Editor, Ben oversaw the four reporters on the Spotlight Team, the Globe investigative unit, which produced the stories. Reporters Walter Robinson, Mike Rezendes, Sacha Pfeiffer and Matt Carroll are featured in the movie, along with Bradlee (who is played by John Slattery of "Mad Men" fame) and the Globe's editor at the time, Marty Baron. The film has wrapped and will be released in the fall of 2015.
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Trailer for “The Kid”

First Pitch

Red Sox game at Jet Blue Park on March 10, 2014