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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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    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 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    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

    • 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
    • Story
      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
    • Story
      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