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Quotation by Philip L. Graham
News is the first rough draft of history.
Philip L. Graham (1915–1963), U.S. newspaper publisher. Attributed.
Also ascribed to Washington Post editor Ben C. Bradlee; but Bradlee himself, interviewed in Vanity Fair (New York, Sept. 1991), credited it to Graham, his former boss at the Post.
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