Cokie Roberts

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Why the Name 'Cokie'? Blame Her Brother

Acclaimed journalist and author Cokie Roberts is dead at 75

(Newser) - Acclaimed journalist and author Cokie Roberts has died at age 75 of complications from breast cancer, reports ABC News . Roberts had been diagnosed back in 2002, and in August she sought to reassure worried fans after she appeared on the news program This Week. "Over the summer, I have... More »

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 »

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