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Helen Thomas, 92, Trailblazer With Front-Row Seat to White House History
July 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Known for her tough questioning, White House correspondent Helen Thomas fired questions at 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her career covering Washington politics. Margaret Warner talks to The Washington Post's Karen Tumulty about Thomas' legacy as a journalistic trailblazer and White House institution.
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