Jacinda Ardern had a good excuse for keeping the Washington Post waiting.

Her schedule had to be pushed out to accommodate a presidential resignation by Nigel Haworth for his handling of sexual assault allegations against a Labour Party activist and parliamentary staffer.

It wasn't just the Post waiting in the core of the Beehive's Ninth Floor but Washington aristocracy, Lally Graham Weymouth.

Weymouth is a senior associate editor and the daughter of the legendary Katharine Graham who played no small role in enabling the paper's Watergate reportage as its publisher.

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She has interviewed such an astonishing array of leaders, it

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