Miller Center

Katharine Graham

Speaker: Mrs. Katharine Philip Graham
Date: March 13, 1969
Description
President of the Washington Post Company during the 1960s. Despite friendship with high officials in the Johnson Administration, Graham allowed Newsweek?s critical coverage of the Vietnam War in the mid and late 1960s. Under her direction, the Washington Post supported Johnson in the presidential elections of 1964 and 1968.

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