National Press Club

Helen Thomas on discrimination against female journalists

July 23, 2013

About This Video

Run time: 4 minutes

Legendary journalist Helen Thomas, a long-time member of the National Press Club, passed away July 20, 2013 at the age of 92.

In 2004, she was interviewed for the documentary "The National Press Club at 100: A Century of Headlines." Here we present an outtake of that interview in which she talks about discrimination against female reporters in Washington, and how that played into a 1959 visit by Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev.