Ben Bradlee, Oscar de la Renta, Nelson Hunt: Obits This Week

This week’s notable deaths included the newspaper editor who directed the Washington Post’s Watergate coverage that toppled a U.S. president; the fashion designer who became famous by creating gowns for first ladies and actresses; and the Texas oil tycoon who lost a fortune betting on the price of silver. Below are summaries of these and other obituaries.

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