191 were donated in September
This month, we are on track to donate 192

Graham, Katharine

Definition

Graham, Katharine rate
(Noun) Longtime (1963-1979) Washington Post publisher, first de facto, then de jure. Famous for her role in the Watergate affair, when she refused to cave in to Nixon Administration's threats, denunciations, belittling and so on.
Usage: John Mitchell, Nixon's Attorney General, apprised by Carl Bernstein (a Washington Post reporter, of a forthcoming Watergate article, elegantly snarled "Katie Graham's gonna get her tit caught in a big fat wringer if that's published." It was, John Mitchell went to jail, and Graham had a bracelet made showing a female breast caught in a washing-machine wringer.


Link to this page:

Add or improve a definition

All definitions are approved by humans before publishing. Any promotional content will be deleted.
HTML tags are not allowed and will be encoded.
Use square brackets to link a word. For example, [abc] will render as abc. External links will be removed
home   recent additions   webmaster page   banners   feed a child