This Day in Jewish History 1875: Rabbinical Scion Who Made the Washington Post Great Is Born

Eugene Meyer was also the first head of the World Bank but it's his role in the Post that people remember.

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October 31, 1875, is the birthdate of Eugene Meyer, the financier and public servant who in 1933 bought an ailing Washington Post, and turned it into one of America’s great newspapers, an endeavor that was...