That the Washington Post Co. has opted to sell Newsweek to Sidney Harman, an electronics tycoon with a history of philanthropy, may reassure some as to the future of the news magazine. That Harman is 91 years old may not.
But, if you had to look to a nonagenarian for direction, you could do much worse than Harman, a technology pioneer and lover of the arts whose life and pursuits have taken as many twists as a telenovela.
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