Cokie Roberts Biography
Cokie Roberts born Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts is an American journalist and author.
Cokie Roberts Age
She was born on 27 December 1943 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Cokie Roberts Family
She is the youngest daughter and the third child of Lindy Boggs ,the ambassador and long-time Democratic Congresswoman from Louisiana and Hale Boggs, also a Democratic Congressman from Louisiana. Her late brother Tommy Boggs was a prominent Washington, D.C. attorney and lobbyist, while her late sister, Barbara Boggs Sigmund, was mayor of Princeton and a candidate for U.S. Senate from New Jersey.
Cokie Roberts Husband
She is married to Steven V. Roberts, a professor and fellow journalist. The couple met in 1962 and married in 1966. They together live in Bethesda, Maryland.
Cokie Roberts Education
She attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls school in New Orlean. In 1960, she graduated from the Stone Ridge School, an all-girls school outside Washington, D.C. In 1964, she graduated from Wellesley College, receiving a BA in Political Science.
Cokie Roberts NPR
Since 1992, she serves as a senior news analyst and commentator for NPR. For more than a decade, she is the congressional correspondent for ABC News. She appears on Morning Edition, on Mondays to discuss the week in politics. She is also a political commentator for ABC News, serving as an on-air analyst for the network.
Alongside her husband, she writes a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States. She serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations such as the Kaiser Family Foundation. She was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.
Cokie Roberts Cancer
In 2002, she was diagnosed with breast cancer left breast. Lucky, it was easily detection on its early stage. She had a successful lumpectomy at Washington’s Sibley Hospital.
Cokie Roberts Net Worth
She has a calculated net worth of around $5 million.
Cokie Roberts Books
|1992||Democracy and Discontent|
|1998||We are our mothers’ daughters|
|2000||From this day forward|
|2004||Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation|
|2008||Ladies of Liberty|
|2010||This Is NPR: The First Forty Years|
|10 Common Core Essentials: Nonfiction|
|2011||Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families|
|2014||Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies|
|A Teacher’s Guide to Ladies of Liberty|
|A Teacher’s Guide to Founding Mothers|