Katharine Graham
#4604 Overall Influence

Katharine Graham

American publisher, editor and author


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Katharine Meyer Graham was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, from 1963 to 1991. Graham presided over the paper as it reported on the Watergate scandal, which eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. She was the first twentieth century female publisher of a major American newspaper. Graham's memoir, Personal History, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Vassar College
Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

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#211 World Rank #151 USA Rank
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