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 in the White House!
She has severed fifty-seven years as a correspondent & later, White House bureau chief for United Press International. Thomas was the first female officer of the National Press Club, the first female member & president of the White House Correspondents Association, & in 1975, the first female member of the Gridiron Club. Helen Thomas is a trailblazing pioneer, whose name will be remembered by future generations for opening many doors, once only available to men.
During the years she covered Kennedy, Thomas was the first woman to close a presidential news conference with the traditional "Thank you, Mr. President." Her latest book soon to be released; "LISTEN UP, MR. PRESIDENT!"