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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 1

    After welcoming remarks by first lady Michelle Obama she was joined by her predecessor Laura Bush to be interviewed by Cokie Roberts. Topics included the initiatives they chose to…

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    Book Discussion on Founding Mothers

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation, in which she recounts the lives of numerous American Revolution-era women, from Martha Washington and…

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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed…

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    Media Coverage of America's First Ladies

    Panelists talked about how the media had covered America’s first ladies throughout the years and how first ladies tried to craft their image in the media. They examined how first…

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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson is remembered on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her daughter, Lynda Robb Johnson, and others talk about Lady Bird’s life, achievements and…

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    First Ladies Through American History

    Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first…

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    Women and the White House

    Panelists discussed the influence of women in politics and presidential administrations. They discussed first ladies from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, conflicting views of…

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    U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

    Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, and others were honored at an event hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. They…

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    Midterm Elections and Older Voters

    Retirement Living TV hosted a discussion on health care and social security with Cokie Roberts, politicians, and other reporters and pollsters.

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    Midterm Elections and Older Voters

    Retirement Living TV hosted a discussion on health care and social security with Cokie Roberts, politicians, and other reporters and pollsters.

    214 views
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    Book Discussion on From Every End of This Earth

    Steven Roberts talked about his book, From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America. He was interviewed by his wife Cokie Roberts and responded to…

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    History of Women in the U.S. Senate

    Female senators participated in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. They talked about the history of women in the Senate and the book Nine and Counting: The…

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    75 Years of the National Archives

    The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke…

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    The Evolving Role of the First Lady

    Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed during various eras. Among the topics addressed were the differing causes and projects…

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    National Press Foundation 26th Annual Awards Dinner Part 2

    Susan Swain, Gloria Story Dittus, and Gerald Seib co-chaired the the 26th National Press Foundation Annual ward Dinner. br/ Three awards were given during this section. Nate Beeler won…

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    Book Discussion on Ladies of Liberty

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early…

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    After Words with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early…

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