Katharine Graham

Katharine Graham

The Leadership Journey of An American Icon

Book - 2005
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For more than twenty years Katharine Graham was a self-described "doormat wife." But after her husband s suicide, she took over as publisher and CEO of The Washington Post and shocked the male executives who bet against her success. She defied the government by publishing the Pentagon Papers , took on the president in the Watergate investigation, and stood down a violent labor strike. Through every challenge she stuck by her values, building a diverse, profitable, and much-admired company. Graham s bestselling memoir Personal History gave readers this great woman s intimate view of her own story. Now, Robin Gerber focuses on the heart of Graham s success- her leadership. Gerber shows how Graham overcame an emotionally impoverished childhood, deep insecurities, and a marriage to a brilliant but mentally ill husband.
Publisher: New York : Portfolio, 2005.
ISBN: 9781591841043
1591841046
Branch Call Number: B Grah
Characteristics: xix, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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