In a 2017 interview with Kentucky Educational Television, Roberts reflected on her long career. Through them, Cokie got a front-row seat to politics. Cokie was literally named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress in 2008. I respect you guys a lot, you people a lot.
"We are deeply saddened that Cokie Roberts is no longer with us", former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush said in a joint statement. She became a friend.
Hailing his colleague as "a true pioneer for women in journalism", ABC News president James Goldston said in a statement, "Cokie Roberts will be dearly missed".
Roberts' father, former Democratic House majority leader Hale Boggs, died in a plane crash in Alaska in 1972. His seat was filled by Roberts' mother, Lindy Boggs, who was named USA ambassador to the Holy See in 1997.
Roberts split her time between Louisiana and Washington as a child and attended Wellesley College in MA. She won every major award in journalism and was recognized with over 30 honorary degrees.
Roberts began her career at CBS, moving next to National Public Radio and then ABC, where she helped set the tone of American political coverage during a period when few women claimed ranking positions in its newsrooms.
"She really knew her homework and was quite irreverent as well", Sajet says, adding that Roberts "looked at history at a 90-foot height and can fill in the history with all these interesting details". She served as NPR's congressional correspondent for more than 10 years. She also served as a congressional correspondent and frequent contributor to "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour", our predecessor.
She was also known for not mincing words when it mattered. "Cokie represented the durable, ongoing Washington that is a custodian of the manners of the city and the sociability of the city that makes it really function".
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