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Speaker: Cokie Roberts
Event Date: October 9, 2004
Running Time: 01:20

Cokie Roberts reflects on the impact of the Library of Congress’ educational outreach.

“Children understand the joy of reading.”

Speaker Biography:
Cokie Roberts, a New York Times best-selling author, is a political commentator for ABC News and serves as a senior news analyst for National Public Radio. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including two Emmy Awards, induction into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and a citation from American Women in Radio and Television as one of the 50 greatest women in the history of broadcasting. Her books include “We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation” and “Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation” Roberts and her husband, Steven Roberts, write a popular nationally syndicated newspaper column. She interviewed her husband about his new book at the 2010 National Book Festival.