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Katharine Graham

1918-2001

Newspaperwoman

 

A life-long newspaperwoman, Katharine Graham began her career at The San Francisco News, moving to the Washington Post in 1938 and becoming President of the Washington Post Company in 1969.
Her paper came to particular prominence in the era of Watergate, when reporters Woodward and Bernstein investigated the scandal that brought down President Nixon.