Dean Baquet, New York Times’ Executive Editor, Reflects on His Career During Loyola Address

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by: Jed Lipinski, | The Times-Picayune

Dean Baquet was sitting on a campaign bus in Louisiana when former Gov. Edwin Edwards uttered what Baquet considers the greatest political quote of a generation.


“Edwards was bored,” Baquet told a packed crowd at Loyola University Monday night (March 16). “He was not responsive when his audience was small.” To stir him up him, Baquet asked him: “Is there any way you lose?”

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