Tonight, HBO will air a documentary by Rory Kennedy about White House press room mainstay Helen Thomas called Thank You, Mr. President. While less sexy than other HBO fare such as Heidi Fleiss: The Would-Be Madam of Crystal and probably less controversial than Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, it promises to offer journalism buffs some insight into Ms. Thomas’ incredible 47-year (and still going strong) career.
The New York Times‘ Susan Stewart says:
The Washington Post‘s Tom Shales weighs in with the following:
We just wonder if the film includes Ms. Thomas’ terrifying near assault on Stephen Colbert in 2006.