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Salute To Iconic Women: Katharine Graham

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Mar. 12 2013, Published 3:00 a.m. ET

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 “The thing women must do to rise to power is to redefine their femininity. Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex.” –Katharine Graham

Occupation: Publisher of The Washington Post

How she made her mark: Thrust into the role of leading one of the biggest newspapers in the country after her husband committed suicide, Katharine Graham graciously transitioned The Washington Post  into the widely diverse and well-respected paper that it is considered to be today. During her reign as publisher, she oversaw huge game-changing stories such as the Watergate scandal.

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