Biography

Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and NPR. She has won countless awards and in 2008 was named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers WE ARE OUR MOTHERS' DAUGHTERS; FOUNDING MOTHERS; LADIES OF LIBERTY; and, with her husband, the journalist Steven V. Roberts, FROM THIS DAY FORWARD and OUR HAGGADAH. She lives just outside of Washington, D.C.

Cokie Roberts

Books by Cokie Roberts

by Cokie Roberts - History, Nonfiction

With the outbreak of the Civil War, Washington, D.C. found itself caught between warring sides in a four-year battle that would determine the future of the United States. With their husbands, brothers and fathers marching off to war, the women of Washington, D.C. joined the cause as well. Cokie Roberts chronicles their increasing independence, their political empowerment, their indispensable role in keeping the Union unified through the war, and in helping heal it once the fighting was done.

by Cokie Roberts - History, Nonfiction

In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women who laid the groundwork for a better society. Featuring an exceptional group of women, Ladies of Liberty sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation, finally giving these extraordinary ladies the recognition they so greatly deserve.