• Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts dies at 75

    Asked by GregP_WN on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts dies at 75

    Renowned ABC News journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has died at the age of 75.

    Roberts won countless awards, including three Emmys, throughout her decades-long career. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the 50 greatest women in the history of broadcasting. She was named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress in 2008.
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    • beachbum5817's Avatar

      I had never heard that she was sick, but I did see her not too long ago on TV and thought that she was showing her age. I guess that is why. I always liked her and thought that she did a wonderful job explaining world events and politics. She was a class act. RIP

      9 months ago
    • carm's Avatar

      She was really one of the good ones!

      9 months ago
    • cllinda's Avatar

      She was one of the best. And I just read that she passed from complications of breast cancer. So another good one was taken from cancer. What a shame!

      9 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      I'm sorry to see this. I too always enjoyed her reporting.

      9 months ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar

      She was a great influence on women who wanted to come into broadcasting, not just because she was a good journalist, but also because she spent her time promoting a non-catty environment so that female journalists could prop each other up. I think she will be very missed by quite a few women who saw her as a direct rolemodel.

      9 months ago

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