Death of Helen Thomas

August 4, 1920 - July 20, 2013
Washington, District Of Columbia | Age 92

Pioneering journalist dies at 92
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CALVIN WOODWARD, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Helen Thomas, a pioneer for women in journalism who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine U.S. presidents and refused to keep her strong opinions to herself, died Saturday. She was 92.

Thomas died surrounded by family and friends at her Washington apartment on Saturday, the family said in a statement. A friend, Muriel Dobbin, told The Associated Press that Thomas had been ill for a long time, and in...

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