Cokie Roberts

2 Stories

Cokie Roberts' Iconic Mom Dead at 97

Former congresswoman Lindy Boggs pushed women's rights

(Newser) - The name Lindy Boggs may not be of the household variety anymore, but the political obituaries rolling in for the former Louisiana congresswoman (and mother of ABC's Cokie Roberts) make clear why it once was. Boggs, 97, first helped her husband rise through the ranks of Congress, then won... More »

Cokie: 'Take Polanski Out and Shoot Him'

He 'drugged and raped a child,' says journalist

(Newser) - It wasn't hard to figure out yesterday where journalist Cokie Roberts stands on the Roman Polanski case. "As far as I'm concerned, just take him out and shoot him," she declared on ABC's This Week. "Roman Polanski is a criminal. He raped and drugged and sodomized a... More »

2 Stories