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GRAHAM HOLDINGS CO filed this Form 10-K on 03/29/1994
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                                                                   SCHEDULE VIII



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                                                     THE WASHINGTON POST COMPANY
                                            SCHEDULE VIII--VALUATION ACCOUNTS AND RESERVES


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                COLUMN A                                                 COLUMN B        COLUMN C        COLUMN D        COLUMN E
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                                                                                       ADDITIONS --
                                                                        BALANCE AT      CHARGED TO                      BALANCE AT
                                                                         BEGINNING       COSTS AND                        END OF
               DESCRIPTION                                               OF PERIOD       EXPENSES       DEDUCTIONS        PERIOD
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<S>                                                           <C>      <C>              <C>             <C>             <C>
Year Ended December 29, 1991
   Allowance for doubtful accounts and returns  . . . . . . . .        $26,600,000      $42,729,000     $41,168,000     $28,161,000
   Allowance for advertising rate adjustments and discounts   .          6,628,000       10,287,000       9,434,000       7,481,000
                                                                       -----------      -----------     -----------     -----------
                                                                       $33,228,000      $53,016,000     $50,602,000     $35,642,000
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Year Ended January 3, 1993
   Allowance for doubtful accounts and returns  . . . . . . . .        $28,161,000      $48,140,000     $48,006,000     $28,295,000
   Allowance for advertising rate adjustments and discounts   .          7,481,000        9,493,000       9,969,000       7,005,000
                                                                       -----------      -----------     -----------     -----------
                                                                       $35,642,000      $57,633,000     $57,975,000     $35,300,000
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Year Ended January 2, 1994
   Allowance for doubtful accounts and returns  . . . . . . . .        $28,295,000      $47,558,000     $45,005,000     $30,848,000
   Allowance for advertising rate adjustments and discounts   .          7,005,000        9,073,000       8,324,000       7,754,000
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                                                                       $35,300,000      $56,631,000     $53,329,000     $38,602,000
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