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Katharine Graham

We remember the former publisher of The Washington Post, Katharine Graham. She died July 17th at the age of 84. Graham's father owned The Post in 1933 and later her husband, Phil Graham, took over. Following her husband's suicide in 1963, Graham became publisher, knowing little about the managerial or journalistic aspects of the job. But, learning while she worked, she transformed the paper into one of the country's most respected newspapers. The Post broke the Watergate scandal and published the Pentagon Papers against a federal judge's ruling.

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From the Archives: Washington Post Publisher Katherine Graham.

This week, former "Washington Post" publisher Katharine Graham won a Pulitzer Prize for her autobiography "Personal History" (Knopf). In this archive interview, Graham reflects on how she overcame personal doubts in order to run the paper she inherited. Graham's father owned "the Post" and later her husband, Phil Graham, took over. Graham became publisher, after her husband's suicide in 1963, though she knew little about the managerial or journalistic aspects of the position.

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Washington Post Publisher Katherine Graham

Graham's father owned "the Post" in 1933 and later her husband, Phil Graham, took over. Following her husband's suicide in 1963, Graham became publisher, knowing little about the managerial or journalistic aspects of the job. But, learning while she worked, she transformed the paper into one of the country's most respected newspapers. "The Post" broke the Watergate scandal and published the Pentagon Papers against a federal judge's ruling. Graham also became chairman and CEO of the Washington Post Media company.

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Ben Bradlee Discusses His Life and Career.

Former Executive Editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee. During his stint at the paper he helped transform the Post into one of the most influential investigative newspapers. Under his leadership, reporters investigated and broke open the Watergate story. The paper also challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers. Bradlee has written his autobiography: Ben Bradlee: A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures. (Simon & Shuster)

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