Katharine Graham

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1917 – 2001

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Who was Katharine Graham?

Katharine Meyer Graham was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades, overseeing its most famous period, the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Her memoir, Personal History, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998.

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Born
Jun 16, 1917
New York City
Also known as
  • Katharine Meyer Graham
  • Katharine Meyer
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • Vassar College
  • Madeira School
Employment
  • The Graham Holdings Company
    (1963 - 1979)
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.
Died
Jul 17, 2001
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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