In Washington, the city that breathes political correctness and is consumed with lobby control, Helen Thomas was the exception. The 92-year old Arab-American pioneering journalist, who died yesterday, swam against the tide and set a standard of her own in challenging ten U.S. Presidents, and asking tough questions at the toughest times.
“I want your conscience to bother you”
Helen Thomas did not take no or “I have no information” for an answer. She was blunt, gutsy, feisty and courageous.Joyce Karam