Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2017 National Book Festival

Journalist Cokie Roberts is a senior correspondent for NPR as well as a frequent guest on various Washington public affairs programs, where her opinions are highly sought after. She has received many honors, including the Library of Congress’ Living Legend award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and three Emmy awards. Roberts is also an accomplished author with several books to her credit, including “We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters,” “Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation” and “Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868” Roberts’ latest work is “Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation” (HarperCollins).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Cokie Roberts

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