Cokie Roberts http://wrkf.org en Growing Up, Cokie Roberts Didn't Learn Much About the Founding Mothers Either http://wrkf.org/post/growing-cokie-roberts-didnt-learn-much-about-founding-mothers-either <p>Roughly a decade ago, NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts authored a best-selling book about the women who were behind, and in some cases alongside, the Founding Fathers.</p><p>There’s a new illustrated version, for kids, called,<em> Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies</em>.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:38:43 +0000 Amy Jeffries 25696 at http://wrkf.org Growing Up, Cokie Roberts Didn't Learn Much About the Founding Mothers Either 'Founding Mothers' Helps Kids 'Remember The Ladies' http://wrkf.org/post/founding-mothers-helps-kids-remember-ladies In 2004, <em>Morning Edition</em> contributor <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/2101090/cokie-roberts" target="_blank">Cokie Roberts</a> published <a href="http://www.npr.org/books/titles/267218480/founding-mothers-the-women-who-raised-our-nation" target="_blank">a book</a> about the ways in which the wives, mothers, daughters and sisters of America's Founding Fathers helped forge the nation. Now she's back with an illustrated version aimed at children. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:01:33 +0000 NPR Staff 21833 at http://wrkf.org 'Founding Mothers' Helps Kids 'Remember The Ladies' Analyst Cokie Roberts Steeped in Louisiana Politics http://wrkf.org/post/analyst-cokie-roberts-steeped-louisiana-politics <p>NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts grew up in Louisiana in the 1940 and 50s -- the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, who both represented New Orleans in Congress.<br><br>Cokie was home, here in Louisiana yesterday, to deliver the keynote speech at LSU's commencement ceremony.<br><br>Before all the pomp and circumstance, WRKF's Amy Jeffries caught up with her.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 08:31:06 +0000 Amy Jeffries 10525 at http://wrkf.org Analyst Cokie Roberts Steeped in Louisiana Politics