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The Washington Herald was an American daily newspaper in Washington, D.C., from October 8, 1906, to January 31, 1939. The Herald merged with the Washington Times and was bought shortly afterwards by Rep. Charles G. Conn (1844-1931) of Elkhart, Indiana. Stilson Hutchins, founder of The Washington Post and its owner from 1877 to 1889, later became the publisher. The Washington Times was purchased in 1939 by Eleanor "Cissy" Patterson. On February 1, 1939, the paper became known as the Washington Times-Herald for the next fifteen years, which was purchased and merged with The Washington Post in 1954.
The Washington Herald appears as a fictional newspaper in the 1993 film The Pelican Brief and in the 2013 political drama series House of Cards.