Renowned journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts appears in conversation with Elizabeth Brackett, discussing Roberts' book, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters.
In this tenth anniversary edition, Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens of her personal experience. 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, this collection of essays offers tremendous insight into the opportunities and challenges that women encounter today.
Cokie Roberts is a senior news analyst for NPR News, where she was the congressional correspondent for more than 10 years. In addition to her work for NPR, Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News, providing analysis for all network news programming.
Elizabeth Brackett is a noted Chicago journalist and author of the recently published book Pay to Play: How Rod Blagojevich Turned Political Corruption into a Political Sideshow.
Presented by the McCormick Freedom Museum and the Chicago Public Library.
Recorded Monday, July 13, 2009 at Harold Washington Library Center.