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Cokie Roberts Celebrates the Triumphs of Our Courageous Founding Mothers

Cokie Robert

Cokie Roberts/Photo: ABC Inc.

UPDATE 9/17/19: Legendary Journalist and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts Dies at 75. RIP.

By Stacey Gualandi/April 7, 2014

We have Cokie Roberts to thank for giving us a new understanding of the intrepid and fearless women of the American Revolution. This accomplished ABC News and NPR political commentator is now a children’s book author and has penned, Founding Mothers, Remembering the Ladies (@harperbooks).

“I think the women of the Revolutionary period would be flabbergasted that we have not come farther… It would equally amaze them that we have not had a woman president.”  Cokie Roberts

This living legend, as deemed by the Library of Congress, has spent more than 40 years in broadcasting. She has many bestselling books under her belt, but with her new book, we and the kids discover the extraordinary triumphs of the women of the Revolution. Here’s an excerpt from my interview with Cokie recently on The Women’s Eye Radio Show[Read more…]

TOP 10: Cokie Roberts’ ‘Founding Mothers’ Helps Kids ‘Remember the Ladies’

Cokie Roberts book, Founding Mothers

Cokie Roberts’ ‘Founding Mothers’ Helps Kids ‘Remember the Ladies’: Steve Inskeep–npr.org–2/22/14