Inscribed first printing of Thomas's fascinating memoir of a life in journalism.
Fine in near fine jacket.
"It is astounding to realize how far some administrations will go to confuse and distort when all they have to say is they are sorry."
Personal and professional reminiscences by the groundbreaking reporter and longtime member of the White House press corps. Thomas was the first female president of the White House Correspondents Association, first female officer of the National Press Club, and the first woman member of the Gridiron Club, as well as the recipient of countless awards and honorary degrees. A handsome and warmly inscribed copy of her memoirs recounting her several decades as close observer and recorder of Washington politics.
(New York): Scribner, (1999). 9'' x 6''. Original quarter blue cloth with red boards and gilt-stamped spine. In original unclipped ($26.00) dust jacket. 415,  pages. Inscribed by Thomas on front endpaper: "Best wishes and warmest regards, Helen Thomas". A few light smudges to jacket panels.
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