Skip to comments.William Graham, son of Washington Post publisher, dies in apparent suicide
Posted on 01/04/2018 7:30:55 PM PST by Navy Patriot
William Graham, a lawyer, philanthropist, investor and son of a former Washington Post publisher, committed suicide last Wednesday, according to his brother reminiscent of the suicide of his father more than 50 years ago. ...
Grahams mother, Katharine, ran The Washington Post when it won a Pulitzer Price for exposing then-President Richard Nixons Watergate Scandal. She is also portrayed in the upcoming film The Post, which tells the story of the papers efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971.
The Graham family had owned the newspaper since Grahams grandfather Eugene Meyer bought it in 1933. The family sold the Post in 2013 to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million.
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From November 26
I read Katherine Grahams autobiography and it was quite fascinating. I just dont know if I can stomach Meryl Streep though.
Dont go see the Hypocrite Meryl in this movie.
I apologize in advance. he must have seen the movie.
I missed that one.
What do you mean?
Well, he was obviously an evil person, he owned a gun.
Katherine Graham married a mentally ill Communist, Phillip Graham, in 1940. He turned the Washington Post into a pro-Stalinist mouthpiece.
No sweat, just a heads-up.
Look again. The date on that says December 26th.
I like the Fox comments much more than the UK pablum.
I'd go blind and my expensive spectacles would be useless.
Probably worried about his emails to Seth Rich.
Family history of suicide is one of the most important risk factors for suicide by a healthy adult.
The other top risk factors for healthy adults include alcohol or drug addiction, clinical depression, and schizophrenia.
Suicide by young people tends to be impulsive.
Suicide by elderly people is usually health related, or follows the death of a spouse or a close companion.
Gene Myer, Katherine Myer Graham’s father, bought the Post in a bankruptcy auction in 1933.
Serving in Wilson’s administration, Myer was perhaps one of the earliest “dollar a year men”. He then he served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. From 1933-1946 Myer focused on management of the Washington Post. In 1946 President Truman appointed Eugene Myer as the first president of the World Bank Group. He committed suicide in 1959.
It amazes me when people who “have it all” wind up killing themselves, but no one can really see into someone else’s heart. My idea is that if I had mega-millions and grew tired or disgusted with things, I could change my life, move anywhere, buy a private island to live on, or a thousand other things. But maybe the crucial factor is not what you have or other opportunities that are available, but the gap between what you have and what you wish you could have. I realize that few people in their ‘right minds’ commit suicide, but I look upon these cases as if the person were “voting” not just on the worth of their own life, but on the worth of life itself, and that gives me pause. We all are descended from a long line of people who found life worth living (so we likely have a pro-life bias built in), yet still some of us still decide that it’s not.
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