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Eugene Meyer turned head of the World Bank in 1946, and he named his son-in-legislation Phil Graham to succeed him as Post publisher. The publish-struggle years saw the creating friendship of Phil and Kay Graham with the Kennedys, the Bradlees and the remainder of the “Georgetown Set” that would color the Post’s political orientation. Kay Graham’s most memorable Georgetown soirée guest list included British diplomat/communist spy Donald Maclean. When financier Eugene Meyer bought the bankrupt Post in 1933, he assured the public he wouldn’t be beholden to any party. But as a number one Republican , his opposition to FDR’s … Read More