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"THE LATE GRAND DRAGON OF THE WASHINGTON POST"
by Sherman H. Skolnick 07/23/01

His fortune was ostensibly based on fraud. And his daughter ended up running the major espionage propaganda trumpet in the U.S. Capitol.

By 1912, it was evident that America was needed in Europe's upcoming and expected World War One. Basically, European-based ruling families foisted upon the American people a PRIVATE central bank, calling it by the misleading term of the FEDERAL RESERVE, as if it were a U.S. Government entity. The purpose was to suck huge money out of the growing, industrial U.S. to finance Europe's periodic killing fields, which were not part of any national purpose of the United States.

Re-elected President in 1916 as an alleged "peace" candidate, Woodrow Wilson, a professorial stooge for Wall Street, just a few weeks after being inaugurated in 1917, shoved American doughboys into Europe's own bloodbath. War music such as "Over There", was used to mold and pump up American opinion to favor WAR IN EUROPE. To help finance Europe's War, the U.S. sold through out America, as if it were "patriotic", war certificates called Liberty Bonds. A key figure in the sales was a Wall Street pirate, Eugene Meyer.

Meyer was later apparently rightly accused but never criminally prosecuted for having reportedly embezzled tens of millions of dollars from the Liberty Bond issues under his supervision. Cynics often note how big-time criminals are rewarded instead of jailed. Meyer became a Governor of the Federal Reserve, a ruling class device to instigate wars and depressions for high-level profits. Meyer went on in the early 1930s, to organize the Reconstruction Finance Corporation,a highly corrupt entity used to rescue certain failing banks [who secretly rewarded certain RFC insiders with bank stock] while ignoring other failing banks who did not pay off insiders. [A case in point being the Continental Bank of Chicago, now merged with Bank of America, owned principally by the Rothschilds, the Jesuits, and more recently, the Japanese mafia, the Yazuka. Continental almost went under in 1931.]

Meyer also went on to become the first President of the World Bank, accused by some as a trick for exploiting non-industrialized nations.

So, with his reputed massive funds embezzled from the Liberty Bond issues, Meyer found it easy, in the depths of the Great Depression, in 1933, to buy the Washington Post at a bankruptcy sale. Likewise in the Depression, Meyer's daughter Katharine, was trained at Rockefeller's University of Chicago. In the 1930s, key figures at the Teutonic-structured university and its adjoining hospitals were pro-Hitler [as to the hospitals, I have personal knowledge]. While other Chicagoans, including unpaid or unemployed teachers, ate out of garbage cans, the students at the pro-Nazi University came and went as if nothing important economic was happening.

Meyer, purportedly a Jew, married to a Lutheran, acted more like the German Jews that favored the Nazis. As to Katharine and her siblings, "The children were brought up in the traditions of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, the church of presidents, where the Meyers--Mr. Meyer was Jewish, his wife Lutheran--had their own pew." New York Times, July 18, 2001.

Meyer came out of the so-called "investment bankers", and bond houses of Wall St. Those high up in those firms retain their Jewish surnames, but have not been followers of Judaism for several generations, having been converted to other religions. The public is seldom reminded of this. See the book "The New Crowd The Changing of the Jewish Guard on Wall Street", by Judith Ramsey Ehrlich, Barry J. Rehfeld, Little Brown & Co., 1989.

Katharine married Philip J. Graham, a lawyer, who went on to run his father-in-law's business the Washington Post. In 1963, a few months before the political assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Philip Graham either committed suicide or was murdered. Various explanations of his demise leave much to be considered. [Was there ever an adequate explanation by the Washington Post how Washington, D.C., had their entire phone system shut down during the JFK murder?] By 1963, already a long-time adjunct and front of the American CIA, the Washington Post, like the rest of the monopoly press, trumpeted the "lone assassin" explanation quickly planted by the espionage agencies.

In 1972, Katharine Graham as boss-lady of the Post, did at least two noteworthy acts [1] Under her control, the Post covered up the poison murder of the sinister dictator of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover. And [2] under her control and on behalf of the American CIA, the Post was the orginator of most if not virtually all the stories about the alleged break-in at the Watergate Hotel, owned at the time by the Pope. The Post ran no stories pointing out as some European authors have, that the whole event was set-up by double-agents, like James McCord, long-time CIA official in charge of their physical security, to finger Nixon. Most every sizeable press, TV, and radio outlet merely repeated what the Post printed about "Watergate".

Mrs. Graham was in a position to know full well that Bob Woodward, with virtually no journalism background, had been a courier to the White House for CIA and others in the espionage community, incuding the military. Some authors contend, naming names, that some thirty admirals and generals planted the Watergate details on Woodward, an intelligence operative from a young age. It was the military way of getting rid of Richard M. Nixon, accused by them of treason in Viet Nam, without blowing out his brains in an open car like JFK. See "Silent Coup The Removal of the President", by Len Colodny, Robert Gettlin, St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1991.

Hence, some contend that Bob Woodward and his Watergate book and articles, have been a mammoth fraud blindly repeated as valid by the liars and whores of the press.

Bob Woodward was the son of Du Page County Chief Judge Alfred Woodward. [Du Page is the county adjoining Cook County, site of Chicago.] It was strange to find out that Alfred Woodward had a long history of espionage, being an operative of BOTH Army and Naval Intelligence [supposedly that does not happen].

In 1973, Chief Judge Woodward had assigned to himself one of the most important but unpublicized cases in America. It involved a huge money laundry masquerading as a financial empire/insurance company. "The Equity Funding" scandal. The Chief Judge put himself in charge of hundreds of millions of dollars of monies and assets of this swindle machine. Among the creditors were teachers pension funds from around the nation. Also creditors into millions of dollars was Chief Watergate investigator Leon Jaworski and Nixon White House aide Bob Erlichman and his family. Ahead of most all of the other creditors, Chief Judge Woodward arbitrarily and corruptly paid out mostly in full to Jaworski and Erlichman. Teachers and other pension funds received almost nothing by Chief Judge Woodward's lawless orders.

Court records, by law, are in the custody and control of the Chief Clerk of the Court. Despite that, Chief Judge Woodward kept the Equity Funding files in his office, locked up in one of his file cabinets. He denied access to these "public records". One day in 1973, I showed up in his office demanding that I be permitted access to the court files he kept concealed there. I informed the Chief Judge I was going to sue him for unlawfully concealing public court records. He threatened to have me arrested for "contempt of court" inside his office. He realized, however, that would cause publicity of the very cases he was trying to keep secret. As a result of the stand-off, I obtained copies of the rare and revealing files. They support my contention that the Equity Funding mess was one of several secret methods of laundering funds by the Nixon White House for their dirty tricks against dissidents and peaceniks.

In later years, members of our group brought a federal court lawsuit against Judge Woodward and several other Du Page County judges. They were charged with, outside of court, engaging in satanic rituals in part linked reportedly to a hospital owned and operated by the Judges. As shown in federal court, the judges directed their rituals to misuse and brutalize small children, the parents of whom were among those accusing Judge Woodward and the judges as defendants in the federal suit. As a signal to insiders, on a key meeting date, one of the satantic ritual judges would put a purple flower on their judicial bench, according to the federal court pleadings. A Chicago federal judge, contending he had no time to consider such matters, refused to consider the facts and put the case arbitrarily out of court.

Following the notoriety of the "Watergate Affair", Katharine Graham repeatedly sent Bob Woodward to the Chicago-area for press conferences. And I came to each one as a reporter. When Woodward showed up, he pointed to me and shouted, "The press conference will not proceed until that man in the wheelchair is removed." There was no basis to force my removal. I had not even said hello to anyone. I was permitted to remain, however, when I told the security police I would sue for false arrest if they removed me, without any basis in law or fact, upon the orders of Bob Woodward as sent by Katharine Graham.

Bob Woodward evidently was fearful I would raise a question about the Watergate/Equity Funding mess, and about his father the Chief Judge. Bob Woodward suspected that I knew about the details that later showed up in the book "Silent Coup". At the press conferences, I was specifically forbidden to ask any questions.

A month after Nixon was re-elected President in 1972, there was a plane crash near Chicago's Midway Airport. Twelve Watergate figures died in the sabotaged crash, including Mrs. E. Howard Hunt, wife of the purported Watergate burglar. She was carrying two million dollars in her luggage which she placed on a separate first class seat next to her. This was Nixon White House "hush money" given to her by her husband reportedly blackmailing Nixon with documents showing Tricky Dick had been implicated in the murder of President Kennedy. The FBI had 150 of their agents already waiting near the airport for the plane to arrive. They apparently were going to arrest her for blackmailing Nixon. The plane pancaked short of the airport. In violation of law, the FBI cordoned off the crash site forbidding local fire, police, and hospital ambulances from approaching the smouldering United Air Lines plane.

In the months after the crash, based on our private investigations, I did radio talk shows all over the U.S. {I decided to withhold until months later, that we had "liberated" the entire National Transportation Safety Board file showing sabotage, some 1300 documents and photographs.] Reportedly on behalf of the American CIA, her bosses, Katharine Graham sent to Chicago to interview me her supposed crackajack reporter Ronald Kessler. After an interview of only a few minutes, he said he wanted to be driven back to O'Hare Airport to return to Washington. Kessler wrote a two-part front page series in the Post condemning and heckling me. {How could he know my position if he only spent a few minutes interviewing me?] Well-wishers, however, from all over North America called me, stating "Sherman, you must really have something for the Post to have you on the front page twice, heckling you for your investigations of the Watergate plane crash."

Ronald Kessler, in various books he has written, claims to be a CIA expert. Here are some of his books "Escape from the CIA", Pocket Books, N.Y., 1991. "Inside the CIA", Pocket Books, N.Y., 1992. "Inside The White House", Pocket Books, N.Y., 1995. "Moscow Station", Scribners, N.Y., 1989. "Spy vs. Spy", Scribners, N.Y., 1988. "The Spy in the Russian Club", Scribners, N.Y., 1990.

The original edition of a book pointing out Katharine Graham and the Washingon Post's connections to the American CIA was suppressed. "Katharine The Great Katharine Graham and Her Washington Post Empire", by Deborah Davis, hardcover, 1991, Institute of Media Analysis, Inc.

The Washington Post, like others in the monopoly press, have several reporters who specialize in whitewashing espionage agency matters. Their specialty often is showing up late at night to interview an eyewitness in political assassination events. One such Washington Post reporter showed up after midnight to interview such a witness. An hour after the reporter left, the eyewitness was found murdered. Are some such reporters "pilot fish" for assassins? Why does this happen again and again over the years? A few examples Nuclear whistle blower Karen Silkwood was on the way to meeting a mass media reporter. She was planning to show documents of misuse of dangerous plutonium at the plant she was working. She was murdered on the way to the reporter. In the Clinton era, an eyewitness uncovered secret incriminating documents he remembered accidentally leaving in a car that ended up in the junk yard. Shortly after a monopoly press reporter interviewed him, he was murdered.

In the many decades Katharine Graham headed the Washington Post, no one seemed ever able to ask her about any of the foregoing. It is quite proper to call her THE LATE GRAND DRAGON OF THE WASHINGTON POST, adding, AND THE AMERICAN CIA.

Cynics find it interesting, that accidentally or otherwise, Katharine Graham fell on a sidewalk and broke her head. To some, an appropriate way to croak for someone as sinister as she was.

Stay tuned.



Since 1958, Mr.Skolnick has been a court reformer. Since 1963, founder/chairman, Citizen's Committee to Clean Up the Courts, disclosing certain instances of judicial and other bribery and political murders. Since 1991 a regular panelist, and since 1995, moderator/producer, of one-hour,weekly public access Cable TV Show, "Broadsides", Cablecast on Channel 21, 9 p.m. each Monday in Chicago. For a heavy packet of printed stories, send $5.00 [U.S. funds] and a stamped, self-addressed business sized envelope [4-1/4 x 9-1/2 #10 size] WITH THREE STAMPS ON IT, to Citizen's Committee to Clean Up the Courts, Sherman H. Skolnick, Chairman, 9800 South Oglesby Ave., Chicago IL 60617-4870. Office, 7 days, 8 a.m. to midnight, (773) 375-5741 [PLEASE, no "just routine calls]. Before sending FAX, call.

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