Katharine Graham

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Born Katharine Meyer
New York City
Died 2001-07-17 (Age 84)
Boise, Idaho
Cause of death
Accidental fall
Alma mater University of Chicago, Vassar College
Children • Lally Weymouth
• Donald E. Graham
• William Welsh Graham Stephen Meyer Graham
Parents • Agnes Ernst Meyer
• Eugene Meyer
Spouse Philip Graham
Interest of Deborah Davis
“We live in a dirty and dangerous world. There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I think democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.”
Katharine Graham (1988)  - [1]

Katharine Graham led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades, overseeing its most famous period, the coverage of the Watergate coup that removed Richard Nixon from power.

Family connections

In 1940, Katharine Graham married Philip Graham, half brother of deep state functionary Bob Graham. Her husband became publisher of the Washington Post in 1946 when Eugene Meyer gave control of it to his son-in-law.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/19883 June 1988 - 5 June 1988Interalpen-Hotel
Bilderberg/199010 May 1990 - 13 May 1990Glen Cove
New York
Bilderberg/19916 June 1991 - 9 June 1991Steigenberger Hotel Badischer Hof
Bilderberg/19942 June 1994 - 5 June 1994Helsinki


  1. Regardie's Magazine January 1990