The Press: The Right to Manage

"I've worked in the mailroom, I've helped take classified ads, I've rolled a trash bin or two across the press room." That job history was recounted last week in the offices of the Washington Post, not by a trainee but by Katharine Graham, 58, board chairman of the Washington Post Co.

Publisher Graham has learned plenty about the mechanics of the newspaper business since Oct. 1, when some of the Post's 204 pressmen wrecked their presses and walked off the job, followed by members of seven other unions—but not the paper's 843-member Newspaper


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