Helen Thomas
August 4, 1920 - July
20, 2013
American author and news
service reporter, member of the
White House press corps and
opinion columnist.
Considered by many to be a
Trailblazing Journalist
who
"broke barriers that prevented
women from rising in the Washington
press corps."
~ NPR's David Folkenflik
Often called "the First Lady of the
Press," she covered 10 presidents
over five decades and became well-
known to the Amer...
Thomas established a number of firsts for
women journalists in becoming one of
Washington's best known reporters. She was
...
Helen Thomas
Notable Quotes
If we care about the children,
the grandchildren, the future
generations, we need to make
sure that they do not become the...
We in the press have a special role
since there is no other institution
in our society that can hold the
President account...
I don't think a tough
question is
disrespectful.
Most Notable historical
quote
"Thank you Mister
President."
Prayer of Passage
Oh Goddess
There is great sadness
A cherished one has gone
Emptyness engulfs me
Loss languishes within
H...
A Tribute to Helen Thomas
A Tribute to Helen Thomas
A Tribute to Helen Thomas
A Tribute to Helen Thomas
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Helen Thomas, a woman who was never afraid to ask tough questions and held many leaders accountable. While many people may not have agree with what she said at times, the fact is she was a true pioneer breaking down the barriers for women in journalism and for that I personally thank her!

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A Tribute to Helen Thomas

  1. Helen Thomas August 4, 1920 - July 20, 2013
  2. American author and news service reporter, member of the White House press corps and opinion columnist.
  3. Considered by many to be a Trailblazing Journalist
  4. who
  5. "broke barriers that prevented women from rising in the Washington press corps." ~ NPR's David Folkenflik
  6. Often called "the First Lady of the Press," she covered 10 presidents over five decades and became well- known to the American public for her hard-hitting questions asked from her front row seat in the press briefing room.
  7. Thomas established a number of firsts for women journalists in becoming one of Washington's best known reporters. She was the first woman officer in the White House Correspondents Association in its 50-year history, becoming its first woman president. In 1975, she broke the 90-year all-male barrier at the Gridiron Club, an organization of leading Washington journalists, and became its first female president in 1993. ~ Reuters
  8. Helen Thomas Notable Quotes
  9. If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future.
  10. We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed.
  11. I don't think a tough question is disrespectful.
  12. Most Notable historical quote "Thank you Mister President."
  13. Prayer of Passage Oh Goddess There is great sadness A cherished one has gone Emptyness engulfs me Loss languishes within Help me bear this grief Accompany their spirit Comfort we who grieve Let us rejoice in their life May their essence be recorded In the Great Book of Shadows Renew our remembrance with joy ~Cindy Sheehan

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