Film, Video Cokie Roberts: 2015 National Book Festival

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Title
Cokie Roberts: 2015 National Book Festival
Summary
Cokie Roberts discusses "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
September 05, 2015
Notes
-  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 Raise Our Nation" and "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation." Roberts' newest book, "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868," marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with chronicles of increasing female independence and political empowerment.
Related Resources
National Book Festival : http://www.loc.gov/bookfest
Running Time
43 minutes, 41 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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