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Katharine Graham"s Washington

by Katharine Graham

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Anecdotes,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- Anecdotes,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      GenreAnecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF194.6 .K38 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 813 p. :
      Number of Pages813
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3574678M
      ISBN 100375414711
      LC Control Number2002111640
      OCLC/WorldCa50787047

        Katharine Graham served as the publisher of the Washington Post from to , piloting the paper through the crises of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, and as the president and chairman of the Washington Post Company for much longer. In she won a Pulitzer Prize for her best-selling autobiography, Personal History.4/5(). Katharine Graham's Washington (Book): A final legacy from Katharine Graham: an all-embracing, highly personal collection of writ-ings (more than one hundred articles, essays, and excerpts from books) about Washington, D.C. -- covering the period from , the year of her birth, to early , just before she died. Here are the president-watchers (including Will Rogers on Calvin Coolidge.

      1. Graham spent her childhood and adolescence in a household that revolved around the needs of the parents rather than those of the children. It wasn't until she was two and a half that she was first mentioned, in passing, in her mother's diary--"The babes (Bill and K) take some of my time this week" [p. 27]--and when her parents moved from New York to Washington, the children remained behind. Katharine Graham who had worked in the editorial and circulation departments of the Washington Post, became owner of the newspaper upon the death of her husband Philip Graham in She served as publisher from until , and from until as Board Chair and CEO. In , she hired Benjamin Bradlee as.

      So Katharine Graham, at 79, has finally made her statement. Personal History has been widely praised for honestly describing how she overcame crippling shyness and insecurity to become one of the.   A photograph of Katherine Graham, by Richard Avedon, part of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's newest exhibit, 'One Life: Katherine Graham', Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Washington.


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As a fitting epilogue to a life intimately linked to Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize winner Katharine Graham, the woman who transformed The Washington Post into a paper of record, left behind this lovingly collected anthology of writings about the city she knew and loved, a moving tribute to the nation’s capital.

To Russell Banks, it is a place where “no one is in charge and no one /5(17). Great book and stories about Washington, DC. Katharine Graham was a great lady and was the toast of Washington. A very wonderful read and you can see how politics were back in the day.

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Graham was the first female CEO of a Fortune company. Edited by Katharine Graham Dec. 8, The Washington experience with its bigness and its novelty ends in a deep, grateful happiness. -my mother, Agnes Ernst Meyer, from her diary. A fresh recording of Katharine Graham’s memoir is among the best new audiobooks delivering the book in a civilized, matter-of-fact voice that accords with the spirit in which it was written Author: Katherine A.

Powers. Katharine Graham was born to be a newspaperwoman. Her father owned the Washington Post and her husband would later become an influential publisher at the same paper – but nothing was handed to her on a silver platter.

In a deeply sexist age when many believed a woman’s place was in the home, Graham had to battle prejudice all her life. A final legacy from Katharine Graham: an all-embracing, highly personal collection of writ-ings (more than one hundred articles, essays, and excerpts from books) about Washington, D.C.

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Marriage and Children. After returning to Washington, D.C., Katharine Meyer met Phil Graham, a Supreme Court clerk, in the fall of Following an intense romance, the two married on June 5, Born: Katharine the Great: Katharine Graham and The Washington Post is an unauthorized biography of Katharine Graham, owner of The Washington Post newspaper, authored by Deborah Davis, and initially published in The book was first published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (HBJ), but they withdrew the book from circulation after a few weeks and returned the rights to Davis after citing that.

Under Graham's leadership the Washington Post grew in influence until it was judged as one of the two best newspapers in the country. It was read and consulted by presidents and prime ministers in this country and abroad and had a powerful influence on political life.

Katharine the Great: Katharine Graham and the Washington Post. New York. William Graham, son of legendary The Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, died Dec. 20 at his home in Los Angeles of an apparent suicideAuthor: Stephanie Petit.

Though the process of publishing the news was a team effort, ultimately the choice came down to one person: Washington Post publisher Katharine “Kay” Graham, played in .As a fitting epilogue to a life intimately linked to Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize winner Katharine Graham, the woman who transformed The Washington Post into a paper of record, left behind this lovingly collected anthology of writings about the city she knew and loved, a moving tribute to the nation’s capital.

To Russell Banks, it is a place where “no one is in.