I Know Helen --She's Great - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen
    • 18.11.09 | 20:47 (IST)

    Helen and I worked in the same building; and after W.House briefs that were trying, she would rail about the spin coming from the W.H. One of her best "venting" was after the briefing about Cheney's secret Energy Task Force Meetings. At her age she is an inspiration for women in the workplace and to think she' been on "history's front porch" for more than a half a century. In her day, there wasn't a journalist better than her. After retiring, I haven't seen her except on television. Remember, JFK had the first televised Press Conferences and Helen always had the first question. She taught me to always question our leaders with vigor and tenacity..God bless ya -Helen.

    from the article: Veteran reporter Helen Thomas criticizes Obama's Mideast peace efforts
    First published 20:03 17.11.09 | Last updated 21:05 18.11.09
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