publication date: Saturday, October 14, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Journalism

clue: In Washington, 1/455th of a pound of scandal is enough to bring down even the loftiest politicians.

explanation: Graham owned and operated the Washington Post during its exposure of the Watergate scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation. The phrase "1/455th of a pound," also known as a gram, was a play on her last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, and Adrianne Rodgers


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