Helen Thomas

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2:42 pm
Sat July 20, 2013

Ky. Native, 'Dean Of White House Press Corps' Helen Thomas Dies

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WASHINGTON -- Covering 10 presidents over five decades, Helen Thomas aged into a legend. She was the only reporter with her name inscribed on a chair in the White House briefing room - her own front row seat to history.

Starting as a copy girl in 1943, when women were considered unfit for serious reporting, Thomas rose to bureau chief.

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