Graham, Katharine

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Graham, Katharine (b. Meyer)

(1917–  ) publisher; born in New York City. After the suicide of her husband, Philip Graham (1963), she became president of a communications empire (formerly owned by her father, Eugene Meyer) that included the Washington Post and Newsweek magazine, among other interests. As Post publisher (1969–79) she helped broaden the paper's circulation and reputation.
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In 1946, he turned over control to his son-in-law, Philip Graham, husband of Katharine Meyer Graham, who later became arguably the newspaper's most famous publisher, presiding at the top during the Watergate stories.
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Katharine Meyer Graham, when she took over as publisher of the Washington Post without any managerial experience, certainly proved Knox's point.
Sun Myung Moon exerts less influence over The Washington Times than Katharine Meyer Graham used to exercise at Newsweek magazine.
When she graduated from the University of Chicago in 1938, Katharine Meyer (Graham), who became the mighty woman at the Washington Post, apparently wanted to get as far away as possible from the Post, then owned by her father, Eugene Meyer.