Longtime political journalist, Cokie Roberts, dies at 75 - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Longtime political journalist, Cokie Roberts, dies at 75

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at age 75.

ABC announced her death on Tuesday. Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, two members of Congress from Louisiana, and went on to chronicle the political world in which she grew up.

She joined ABC News in 1988 and was co-anchor with Sam Donaldson of the Sunday political show "This Week" from 1996 to 2002.
 

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