Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne “Cokie” Roberts was an American journalist and bestselling author. Her career included decades as a political reporter and analyst for National Public Radio and ABC News, with prominent positions on Morning Edition, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, World News Tonight, and This Week. Roberts, along with her husband, Steve, wrote a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States. She served on the boards of several non-profit organizations such as the Kaiser Family Foundation and was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.
|Born:||Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs, December 27, 1943, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Died:||September 17, 2019, Washington, D.C, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Wellesley College|
|Employer:||NPR, ABC, PBS|
|Known for:||Journalist, author, pundit, television|
|Title:||Contributing Senior News Analyst|
|Children:||Rebecca Roberts, Lee Roberts|
|Parent(s):||Hale Boggs, Lindy Boggs|
|Relatives:||Barbara Boggs Sigmund (sister), Tommy Boggs (brother)|
|Twitter:||Cokie Roberts’s Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Cokie Roberts’s IMDb|
About Cokie Roberts
TV news anchor, journalist, columnist, and author who presented as an analyst at This Week With George Stephanopoulos.
In 1964, she graduated from Wellesley College with a political science degree.
She was a contributing senior news analyst for NPR and a political commentator for ABC News.
She married Steven V. Roberts in 1966. She had two kids named Rebecca and Lee Roberts.
She was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.
Information related to Cokie Roberts
- https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2101090 Official site
- https://archive.is/20070814210459/http://www.charlierose.com/keywords/cokie-roberts Video Interviews with Cokie Roberts – Charlie Rose
- http://www.wellesley.edu/PublicAffairs/Commencement/1994/speechescroberts.html 1994 Commencement Speech – Wellesley College
- http://oralhistory.clerk.house.gov/interviewee.html?name=roberts-cokie Oral History of the U.S. House of Representatives – Cokie Roberts gives a first-hand account of growing up in the capital.
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