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Helen Thomas | Helen Thomas

tim-haywood's picture
Jul.22.2013
After dubbing him in an interview as "the worst president in all of American history," it was the first time she'd been called upon in three years. The ninety-year-old grand dame of Washington journalism had already been ostracized and marginalized, no longer representing a major news bureau and...
anne-saker's picture
Jul.21.2013
She would have been tickled by the Big Bang she set off with her death, about two weeks shy of her 93rd birthday. But she knew that video of June 2010 would haunt her forever. She worried that the mess would be the first line of her obituary. Hardly. She lived long enough where the incident...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jul.20.2013
Helen Thomas was the pugnacious news service reporter, member of the White House press corps, and opinion columnist. She worked for the United Press and post-1958 United Press International (UPI) for 57 years, first as a correspondent, and later as White House bureau manager. She was a...
phil-bronstein's picture
Jun.15.2010
The most powerful people in the capital of the world's last remaining superpower are squabbling over who gets my old colleague Helen Thomas' coveted front row center seat at the White House briefing room. The seat-holder debate took up an entire feature segment on "The Daily Show," so...
farzana-versey's picture
Jun.10.2010
As though Israel isn’t already in enough trouble, it is acting like a Mom & Pop store doing charity work. Afraid that anything that looks remotely hard might work as weapons for Hamas – quite forgetting that the Palestinians in the days gone by had fought the might of Israel with barely any...
phil-bronstein's picture
Oct.14.2009
It's one thing when the Financial Times says Barack Obama "seems to float like a butterfly -- and sting like one..." Even if the gently biting British criticism does come from one of the few publications that successfully charges for some of its content -- journalism is all about commerce...
judy-jones's picture
Jul.07.2009
Ms. Helen Thomas;  interviewed on The Judy Joy Jones Show; @http://www.judyjoyjonesshow.com; is an American news service reporter, Hearst Newspaper columnist, member of the White House Press Corps & best-selling author!  Starting with John F. Kennedy, Ms. Thomas has covered every president...
john-braun's picture
Jul.03.2009
Yesterday, I wrote a fairly long blog about why we celebrate Independence Day. I figured it would be my final blog of the week, but when I finished, something didn't feel right. It's sitting in my draft folder now, unused. It took me some time to figure out just what it was that I wasn't...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jul.02.2009
White House Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs fields questions from CBS's Chip Reid with Helen Thomas in uncontainable support (ctrl-click to launch video). Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2009) Chip Reid And Helen Thomas Take WH Gibbs Down Transparency, openness, townhall, open forum, staff...