As a fitting epilogue to a life intimately linked to Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize winner Katharine Graham, the woman who transformed The Washington Post into a paper of record, left behind this lovingly collected anthology of writings about the city she knew and loved, a moving tribute to the nationas capital. To Russell Banks, it is a place where ano one is in charge and no one, therefore, can be held responsible for the mess.a To John Dos Passos, it is aessentially a town of lonely people.a Whatever your impressions of Washington, D.C., you will likely find them challenged here. Experience Christmas with the Roosevelts, as seen through the eyes of a White House housekeeper. Learn why David McCullough is happy to declare aI love Washington, a while The Washington Postas Sally Quinn wonders, aWhy Do They Hate Washington?a Glimpse David Brinkleyas depiction of the capital during World War II, then experience Henry Kissingeras thoughts on aPeace at Last, a post-Vietnam. Written by a whoas who of journalists, historians, First Ladies, politicians, and more, these varied works offer a wonderful overview of Katharine Grahamas beloved city. From the Trade Paperback edition.Written by a whoas who of journalists, historians, First Ladies, politicians, and more, these varied works offer a wonderful overview of Katharine Grahamas beloved city. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Title||:||Katharine Graham's Washington|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2009-09-23|