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Katharine Graham Book

Undoubtedly one of the most remarkable women in US (and family business) history is publisher Katherine Graham, who led the Washington Post for three decades.

Learn more about her incredible life…

The bestselling memoir Personal History. Katherine Graham charts how she saved a struggling newspaper and kept her family going at a time of crisis.

2017 movie The Post features Meryl Streep as Graham, showing how standing up for your principles in family business can change the world.

Going back a little further, classic 1976 film All the President’s Men shows how the culture set by Graham at The Washington Post empowers her two most famous employees.