Roberts at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2017
Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts
December 27, 1943
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Died||September 17, 2019 (aged 75)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Alma mater||Wellesley College|
|Employer||NPR, ABC, PBS|
|Known for||Journalist, author, pundit, television|
|Title||Contributing Senior News Analyst|
Steven V. Roberts (m. 1966)
|Relatives||Barbara Boggs Sigmund (Sister, deceased)|
Tommy Boggs (Brother, deceased)
William C. C. Claiborne (ancestor)
DeLesseps Story Morrison (second cousin, once removed)
Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (née Boggs; December 27, 1943 – September 17, 2019), known as Cokie Roberts, was an American journalist, political commentator and bestselling author.
Her career as a political reporter and analyst included working for National Public Radio and ABC News. She also appeared on Morning Edition, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, World News Tonight, and This Week.
References[change | change source]
- Roberts, Cokie. video interview with Charlie Rose. Private Video. 1993-03-08. Assessed on 2008-05-20.
- Cowles, Gregory (2015-04-24). "Inside the List". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
- Larry King Live (May 22, 2004). "Interviews With Cokie Roberts et al" (transcript). Retrieved on March 27, 2009. "No, no. My breast cancer is gone."
- Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts dies at 75
Other websites[change | change source]
- Roberts Appearances on C-SPAN
- Cokie Roberts Interview with Chris Matthews[permanent dead link], Plum TV
- Official biography – NPR
- Recent NPR stories by Cokie Roberts – NPR
- Video Interviews with Cokie Roberts – Charlie Rose
- Women of Influence – National Endowment for the Humanities
- 1994 Commencement Speech – Wellesley College
- Oral History of the U.S. House of Representatives – Cokie Roberts gives a first-hand account of growing up in the capital.