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Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to Visit Meredith

Political commentator Cokie Roberts will visit Meredith College on Friday, May 8, 2015, to promote her newest book, Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington. In the new book, Roberts explores the experiences, influence, and contributions of women during the Civil War.

The event is co-sponsored by Quail Ridge Books and Music, and Meredith’s Friends of the Library.

Roberts has more than 40 years of experience as a political reporter and commentator for ABC News and NPR. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the 50 greatest women in the history of broadcasting. 

Tickets: Receive a signing line ticket with the purchase of Capital Dames from Quail Ridge Books. The signing line ticket also serves as your free admission ticket. 

A limited number of admission-only tickets are available for Meredith College community members from Meredith’s Friends of the Library. Contact the Carlyle Campbell Library at (919) 760-8531 to inquire about these tickets.

Admission-only tickets can also be purchased from Quail Ridge Books for $5. These tickets do not give entry to the signing line. Call the store at (919) 828-1588 for more information.

Melyssa Allen

News Director
316 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8087
Fax: (919) 760-8330

allenme@meredith.edu