Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne “Cokie” Roberts (née Boggs; December 27, 1943 – September 17, 2019) 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 Foundationand was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.
Books in order of publication:
We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters: Revised and Expanded Edition. HarperCollins. 1998. Essays
Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation. HarperCollins. 2004.
Ladies of Liberty. HarperCollins. 2009.
From This Day Forward. HarperCollins. Cokie Roberts; Steven V. Roberts (2009).
Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families. HarperCollins. Cokie Roberts; Steven V. Roberts (2011).
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848–1868. HarperCollins. 2015.