In his 10 years at National Public Radio, Mr. Bennet brought financial stability to the organization, which had been on shaky fiscal ground.
A well-traveled print and broadcast reporter, he covered the biggest stories of his day, including the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement.
As head of the Penguin Group, he weathered threats over the Salman Rushdie novel. Later, with his father, he had success publishing out-of-print books.
Ms. Bowser was one of television’s most prominent newswomen, reporting for CBS and then for the “PBS NewsHour,” covering a wide range of issues.
On hundreds of magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman caricatured all manner of politicians and made puns on their names.
Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades.