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    • Founding Mothers

    • The Women Who Raised Our Nation
    • By: Cokie Roberts
    • Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Cokie returns with Founding Mothers, an intimate look at the passionate women whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families and country proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the rebellion that established it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Founding Mothers

    • By Carol Roath on 05-31-04

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Capital Dames

    • The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
    • By: Cokie Roberts
    • Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social, Southern town of Washington, DC, found itself caught between warring sides in a four-year battle that would determine the future of the United States. After the declaration of secession, many fascinating Southern women left the city, leaving their friends - such as Adele Cutts Douglas and Elizabeth Blair Lee - to grapple with questions of safety and sanitation as the capital was transformed into an immense Union army camp and later a hospital.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening

    • By Jean on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Ladies of Liberty

    • The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
    • By: Cokie Roberts
    • Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Roberts presents a colorful blend of biographical portraits and behind-the-scenes vignettes chronicling women's public roles and private responsibilities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ladies of Liberty

    • By Sesenta-tres on 05-08-08

    Regular price: $21.67

    • America After the Election

    • By: Charlie Rose, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Walter Isaacson, and others
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Tonight on the program, a discussion about where America will be after the election. Charlie is joined by presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Walter Isaacson, founder and C.E.O. of the Aspen Institute; Jeff Greenfield of Politico and PBS Newshour Weekend; Kurt Andersen, host of WNYC’s Studio 360; and Cokie Roberts of ABC News.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

    • Revised and Expanded Edition
    • By: Cokie Roberts
    • Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In this 10th anniversary edition, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles. From mother to mechanic, sister to soldier, Roberts reveals how much progress has now been made and how much further we have to go. Updated and expanded to include a diverse new cast of women, including Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Billie Jean King, and others, this collection of essays offers tremendous insight into the opportunities and challenges that women encounter today.

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Cokie Roberts at the 92nd Street Y

    • Ladies of Liberty
    • By: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    ABC News political commentator Cokie Roberts describes remarkable women who helped build our nation by facing challenges and becoming reformers and advocates for education, orphans, and abolition. Roberts and her husband, Steve, write a weekly column syndicated in newspapers across the country. Her books - From This Day Forward, which she co-wrote with her husband, and We Are Our Mothers' Daughters - have been best sellers.

    Regular price: $1.95