Cokie and Steven Roberts
Mount Union presented journalists Cokie and Steven Roberts on Monday, April 9, 2001 at 8 p.m. in the Timken Physical Education Building, as part of the Schooler Lecture Series.
As one of the most visible journalists in America today, Cokie Roberts is co-anchor of the ABC news program This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts and serves as ABC’s chief congressional analyst.
In addition to her work for ABC News, she also serves as a news analyst for National Public Radio, where she was a congressional correspondent for more than 10 years.
Steven Roberts is a well-known commentator on radio and television, regularly appearing on CNN’s Late Edition, PBS’s Washington Week in Review, and the ABC Radio Network. He also hosts his own show, The Roberts Report, carried worldwide by Voice of America.
Since 1997, he has served as Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, where he has taught for the last nine years.
Together, the Robertses write a syndicated newspaper column anchored in the New York Daily News and are contributing writers for USA Weekend, a Sunday magazine that appears in 500 newspapers nationwide.
In February 2000, they published From This Day Forward, an account of their 33-year marriage, as well as other marriages in American history. It immediately hit the top 10 on the New York Times best-seller list.