Thomas, Helen

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Name
Thomas, Helen Gender: F
Helen Thomas
born on 4 August 1920
Place Winchester, Kentucky, 37n59, 84w11
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Helen Thomas

Biography

American journalist, noted in her field for her longevity and her direct, to-the-point questioning of US Presidents. She joined the White House Press Corps in 1961.

After graduation from Wayne State University in 1942, Thomas landed her first job as a copy girl for a local newspaper.In 1943 she joined UPI wire service. By 1955 her beat had expanded to politics and government agencies.On May 17, 2000 she resigned from UPI and joined Hearst newspapers as Washington correspondent. At age 80 she began covering George W. Bush and her well-known antipathy for him conveyed on her a status as a persona non grata by the Bush team at White House press conferences.

The outspoken reporter resigned at age 89 on June 7, 2010 after her inappropriate remarks about Israel caused an uproar. She died on 20 July 2013, in her Washington home, two weeks before turning 93.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Job 1943 (Working for UPI)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1961 (White House Press Corps)
  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit 7 June 2010 (Sudden resignation)
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Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate on hand; no time recorded

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
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