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Helen Thomas, JFK went on date
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Posted on 10/05/2013 5:18:38 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Helen Thomas, JFK went on date By: Andrew Glass October 5, 2013 03:47 PM EDT

Helen Thomas covered 10 presidents, from Eisenhower through Obama, in her time as a White House correspondent.

She also went on a date with one of them, it emerged during a memorial service attended by about 500 people Saturday at the National Press Club for Thomas, who died on July 20 at age 92.

As told by Suzanne Geha, Thomas’s niece, who presided, Thomas arrived in Washington in 1942, at age 22, shortly after graduating from Detroit’s Wayne State University. United Press (later UPI) hired her in 1943.

While working for UP, she went on a date with John F. Kennedy, then a young Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, whom she subsequently covered in the White House.

“How did it go?” her friend asked her.

“He was too fresh,” Helen reportedly replied.

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The jokes are boundless............
1 posted on 10/05/2013 5:18:38 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

shudder.


2 posted on 10/05/2013 5:21:56 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sad thing. Suzanne Geha is one of my x girlfriends aunt. Suzanne was a news anchor at TV 8 here in Grand Rapids MI. Never heard that story.


3 posted on 10/05/2013 5:22:47 PM PDT by Michigan Bowhunter (Patriots needed!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So.... did JFK screw the pooch?


4 posted on 10/05/2013 5:23:37 PM PDT by upsdriver ( Palin/West '16)
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To: Drango

The visual is too horrible for even the least informed to behold.


5 posted on 10/05/2013 5:24:19 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, when Jack went after some “strange”. He went all out!


6 posted on 10/05/2013 5:24:26 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: Sub-Driver

oh Gawd she was awful even in 1963. Maybe she was hot in the 19th century.


7 posted on 10/05/2013 5:24:27 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, you could never say Helen was “fresh” in any sense of the word.


8 posted on 10/05/2013 5:24:29 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Sub-Driver

No pictures PLEASE!


9 posted on 10/05/2013 5:25:10 PM PDT by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I was never a fan of JFK, but I have to admit... I feel sorry for him.


10 posted on 10/05/2013 5:25:13 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Sub-Driver
The jokes are boundless............

Helen of Thomas: The face that launched a thousand quips.

11 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:05 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (He really must have been a sexoholic.)
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To: Sub-Driver

No job too dirty - no task too vile.


12 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:12 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN - 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Satire?


13 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:22 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Sub-Driver

People I know who knew JFK while he was in the White House told me that he slept with 2 or 3 different women every day. In fact, it appears to have been his chief interest in life.

I doubt whether he would have hesitated at anything that offered, even Helen Thomas.


14 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:33 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Sub-Driver

Speaker McCormack: “Come on Jack, time to take one for the team!”


15 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:43 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Brandonmark
CAPTION THIS:


16 posted on 10/05/2013 5:28:58 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Brandonmark; Admin Moderator
No pictures PLEASE!

I'm hip. Hey mod, what say you yank this thread just for potential's sake, hmm ?

17 posted on 10/05/2013 5:29:09 PM PDT by onona (The Earth is the insane asylum for the universe (yup, I belong))
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To: Sub-Driver

What did she look like at the time?


18 posted on 10/05/2013 5:29:09 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: Sub-Driver
So THAT'S where the phrase "Hopefully cooler heads will prevail..." came from.

-PJ

19 posted on 10/05/2013 5:29:53 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Say it ain’t so Jack.


20 posted on 10/05/2013 5:30:11 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: NTHockey

Yikes! I am leaving the thread before the obligatory picture of youknowwho, appears.. :)


21 posted on 10/05/2013 5:31:41 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Now now....

She WAS quite a looker, back in the day

 photo HelenThomas.jpg

22 posted on 10/05/2013 5:31:51 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Sub-Driver

Was this before or after Kennedy was killed?


23 posted on 10/05/2013 5:34:04 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise
Eeeeeewwwwww!


24 posted on 10/05/2013 5:34:18 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver

OMG too many jokes not enough time ROFL


25 posted on 10/05/2013 5:34:33 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Revolting cat!

Big deal

Lana Turner went on date with Ronald Reagan LOL!


26 posted on 10/05/2013 5:35:08 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m figuring he’s thinking, “Well... I’ll take one for the team.”


27 posted on 10/05/2013 5:35:29 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: SevenofNine

It’s inappropriate to bring that type of drivel into a memorial service.


28 posted on 10/05/2013 5:37:42 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Rodamala

Helen had a nose for the news.


29 posted on 10/05/2013 5:37:45 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (He really must have been a sexoholic.)
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To: Rodamala


"Helen, you've just got to go out with me."

"What, you think I'm easy or something?"

"That's what it says in the men's room at West Point. 'For a jolly good time, send a courier to Helen's house'."

"Yaaa haaa haaa! That Benedict Arnold could never keep a secret."
30 posted on 10/05/2013 5:39:13 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise
He was a known cheapskate. This is where he took her.


31 posted on 10/05/2013 5:42:13 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Sub-Driver.
Thomas arrived in Washington in 1942, at age 22, shortly after graduating from Detroit's Wayne State University. United Press (later UPI) hired her in 1943. While working for UP, she went on a date with John F. Kennedy, then a young Democratic congressman from Massachusetts...

33 posted on 10/05/2013 5:44:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Sub-Driver

As a graduate of Wayne State, I did not know this and if I had, would never have told anybody that I was and will refrain from doing so in the future!


34 posted on 10/05/2013 5:46:09 PM PDT by Nuocmam
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To: Sub-Driver

He was so much more giving than we ever knew.


35 posted on 10/05/2013 5:46:55 PM PDT by big bad easter bunny (If it weren't for coffee I would still be living with my parents!)
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To: Sub-Driver

A dead president and an ancient MSM reporter walk into a bar...


36 posted on 10/05/2013 5:47:08 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Rodamala

Helen back in the day was an old fashioned girl. She would look OK after 6 or 7 Old Fashioneds


37 posted on 10/05/2013 5:47:36 PM PDT by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: Revolting cat!
I find this story hard to believe

38 posted on 10/05/2013 5:49:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh gosh...


39 posted on 10/05/2013 5:49:46 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Rock, paper, scissors, GUN. I win.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“He was too fresh,” Helen reportedly replied.

Not something Helen was ever accused of by her gynecologist


40 posted on 10/05/2013 5:54:11 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Brandonmark

I dare you—”The YOUNG Helen” . . . https://www.google.com/search?client=opera&hs=rWy&channel=suggest&tbm=isch&q=young%20helen%20thomas&revid=402269354&ei=oLBQUu7bLIHO9QSAq4HoBQ&ved=0CAsQsSU&biw=959&bih=398


41 posted on 10/05/2013 5:59:24 PM PDT by Charlemagne on the Fox
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To: martin_fierro

Priceless !!


42 posted on 10/05/2013 5:59:43 PM PDT by Dartman (Mubarak and Gaddafi are going to look like choirboys when this is over)
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To: Cicero

Maybe he did that on some days but I doubt he did it every day.


43 posted on 10/05/2013 6:00:04 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Sub-Driver
She reminds me of someone. Falstaff comes to mind.
44 posted on 10/05/2013 6:00:31 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: Sub-Driver

History tells us most Kennedy males would copulate with a snake if someone would hold the creature’s head.


45 posted on 10/05/2013 6:00:58 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Wasn’t Kennedy first elected to Congress in 1946?


46 posted on 10/05/2013 6:01:01 PM PDT by Oklahoma
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To: dainbramaged

History tells us most Kennedy males would copulate with a snake if someone would hold the creature’s head.


LOL!

A buddy of mine from South Carolina used to say that about some people.


47 posted on 10/05/2013 6:03:22 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Sub-Driver; Lazmataz

The most important question of all, and for the answer, we truly need Laz to give us his opinion.

Would he hit it?


48 posted on 10/05/2013 6:03:58 PM PDT by jacquej ("It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.")
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To: Oklahoma

Wasn’t Kennedy first elected to Congress in 1946?


I think so. A lot of World War II vets with political aspirations did that.

Nixon, Johnson, Ford, Bush, etc, etc.


49 posted on 10/05/2013 6:06:03 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Sub-Driver
must..not..make..an..(off-color) comment / joke!

50 posted on 10/05/2013 6:10:54 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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