She and I worked in the same building and frequently we talked about the news of the day. One example is the outrage she displayed when returning from the W.House Briefing that tried to justify Cheney's secret meetings with Oil Company Executives. Helen is a great symbol for women who work. She has the living history of so much from the White House, since Kennedy's term. Age has slowed her down, but she started in the era of televised press conferences, and she always had the first question and then received a que to end the press conference with her famous raspy voice, "thank you Mr. President."
from the article: Veteran reporter Helen Thomas criticizes Obama's Mideast peace efforts