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… read more

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 America’s notable women and their achievements. She used personal correspondence, private journals, and previously unpublished writings to recount the history of first ladies such as Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison and other women such as Sacajawea and Theodosia Burr, Aaron Burr’s daughter. She also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a presentation at the 8th Annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Ladies of Liberty

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281368-14
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2012

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  • Sep 28, 2008 | 5:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2008 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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