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Katherine  GRAHAM

 

 Katherine Meyer Graham Ŕ nata il 16 giugno del 1917 a New York da madre tedesca e padre ebreo ed Ŕ stata per oltre vent'anni una famosa giornalista americana del Washington Post.

 Le sue memorie "Personal History" vinsero il Premio Pulitzer nel 1998.

 Katherine, che studi˛ al Vassar College e si laure˛ all'UniversitÓ di Chicago, Ŕ stata sposata dal 1940 al 1963 con Philip Graham avendo 4 figli.

 Aveva un fratello Eugene e la sorella maggiore Florence Ŕ stata una nota fotografa che ha sposato l'attore Oscar Homolka.

 Personaggio di spicco della vita sociale di Washington era amica personale di Warren Buffett e amava giocare a bridge avendo come mentore la campionessa Sharon Osberg.

 Morý durante una vacanza in Idaho a Boise il 17 luglio del 2001.

 

  Katherine Meyer Graham was born on 16 June 1917 in New York to a German mother and father jew and has been for over twenty years a famous American journalist for the Washington Post.

His memoirs "Personal History" won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998.

Katherine, who studied at Vassar College and graduated from the University of Chicago, she was married from 1940 to 1963 with Philip Graham having four sons.

She had  had a brother Eugene and elder sister Florence who was a known photographer who married the actor Oscar Homolka.

Leading figure in the social life of Washington she was a personal friend of Warren Buffett and loved playing bridge having as mentor champion Sharon Osberg.

She died while on vacation in Idaho in Boise on  2001, July 17.

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