From the Publisher
Katharine the Great
... is about journalism, politics and presidents, the CIA and celebrities. never dull ... this book deserves attention. - New York Newsday
Worth reading ... Davis's theories about ties between the Post and government merit publication and discussion. - The Nation
About the Author
Deborah Davis is a journalist whose principal interest is the analysis of political power. After earning her degree in political science at the University of California at Berkeley in 1971, she was a regular contributor to the Village Voice
, where her reports on city and state politics earned her a reputation as a formidable investigative reporter. In 1976 Ms. Davis left New York for Washington to begin her study of Katharine Graham, where she invested more than three years interviewing, investigating, and conducting research.
Ms. Davis is currently working on a biography of Henry and Clare Boothe Luce. She was born in Chicago, and now lives in Washington.