Dr. Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas is the dean of the White House press corps. The recipient of more than forty honorary degrees, she was honored in 1998 with the inaugural Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award, established by the White House Correspondents' Association. The author of "Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President; Front Row at the White House;" and "Dateline: White House, " she lives in Washington, D.C., where she writes a syndicated column for "Hearst."