American publisher who ran The Washington Post for more than twenty years and oversaw the coverage of the Watergate scandal.
She attended Vassar College and later transferred to the University of Chicago. Her family bought the Post in 1933, and she began working there in 1938.
Her memoir, Personal History, was published in 1997 and she won a Pulitzer Prize for it.
She was married to Philip Graham from 1940 to 1963, and they had four children.
She was a longtime personal friend of entrepreneur Warren Buffett.
Katharine Graham Age
How old is Katharine Graham? She was born in 1917, she was 105 years old at the time of her death.
Katharine Graham Wiki
|Age||105 years old|
|Birthday||June 16, 1917|
|Date of Death||July 17, 2001|
Quotes by Katharine Graham
I truly believed that other people in my position didn’t make mistakes; I couldn’t see that everybody makes them, even people with great experience.— Katharine Graham
Being a woman in control of a company – even a small private company, as ours was then – was so singular and surprising in those days that I necessarily stood out. In 1963, and for the first several years of my working life, my situation was certainly unique.— Katharine Graham
Potomac School proved to be my first big adjustment – one that helped me with a basic lesson of growing up: learning to get along in whatever world one is deposited.— Katharine Graham
It took me a while to learn that certain people may have important skills that are not always blazingly apparent. Gradually I came to realize – slow as I may have been – that what mattered was performance, that sometimes people might have to be helped to develop, and that it takes all kinds to make an organization run properly.— Katharine Graham
The press these days should be rather careful about its role. We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement that we had better overcome.— Katharine Graham