Quotes from The Washington Post's history

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Posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 12:00 am

(AP) - - Eugene Meyer, who bought the newspaper in 1933. "The newspaper's duty is to its readers and to the public at large, and not to the private interests of its owners."

- Late Post president Katharine Meyer Graham, who took over the company on Sept. 20, 1963, after the suicide of her husband, Philip, who was then the president and CEO. "What I essentially did was to put one foot in front of the other, shut my eyes and step off the ledge. The surprise was that I landed on my feet."

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