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Cokie Roberts
Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne "Cokie" Roberts (née Boggs; December 27, 1943 – September 17, 2019) was an American journalist and author. Her career included decades as a political reporter and analyst for National Public Radio, PBS, and ABC News, with prominent positions on Morning Edition, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, World News Tonight, and This Week. She was considered one of NPR's "Founding Mothers" along with Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer and Nina Totenberg. Roberts, along with her husband, Steve, wrote a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States. She served on the boards of several non-profit organizations such as the Kaiser Family Foundation and was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.
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Born: 1943, New Orleans
Died: 2019, "Washington, D.C."

Alternate Names: Roberts, Cokie, 1943-2019, Roberts, Corinne, 1943-2019, Boggs, Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne, 1943-2019, Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts, Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs
Occupation(s): columnist, writer, journalist, Journalists
Employer(s): NPR, ABC Signature, PBS
Associated Place(s): New Orleans, Washington, D. C.