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9th May, 2015

When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took over the Washington Post, he made sure to pay tribute to former publisher Katharine Graham.

“I hope no one ever threatens to put one of my body parts through a wringer. If they do, thanks to Mrs Graham’s example, I’ll be ready,” he said.

The “wringer” was a reference to a now infamous threat made against Graham in the aftermath of Watergate. Richard...

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