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Veteran White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies At 92

Helen Thomas, a White House correspondent who covered every president since Kennedy, died Saturday in her Washington, D.C., home. Thomas was known for grilling presidents — one White House press secretary called her questions "torture" — and as a pioneer for women in journalism. She retired in 2010 when a video circulated of her saying Israelis should "get out of Palestine." She was 92.

Posted on July 20, 2013, at 11:32 a.m. ET

With President John F. Kennedy in 1962.

With President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968.

Frank Wolfe/LBJ Library / Reuters

With President Richard Nixon in 1968.


With President Gerald Ford in 1976.

With President Jimmy Carter in 1979.

AP/Charles Tasnadi

With President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

AP/Barry Thumma

With President George H. W. Bush in 1989.

AP/Doug Mills

With President Bill Clinton in 1995.

AP/Greg Gibson

With President George W. Bush in 2006.

Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

With President Barack Obama in 2009.

White House/Pete Souza

Here's an Associated Press video of Helen Thomas' career

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