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  • Award-winning journalist Corinne “Cokie” Roberts started her career in local news and NPR and became a household name at ABC News, where she was a Washington correspondent and analyst. From 1996 to 2002 she and Sam Donaldson co-anchored “This Week.” She has won countless awards and was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. She is also the author of several books, including three New York Times bestsellers.<br><br>ABC News' Cokie Roberts at work during the 2012 Presidential Race in Manchester, N.H., Jan. 9, 2012.
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  • Cokie Roberts, right, applauds along with Sen. Barbara Mikulski at the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
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  • ABC News' Cokie Roberts broadcasts from the 1996 Democratic National Convention.
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  • Cokie Roberts and Peter Jennings, second from left, at work the day before elections on Nov. 4, 1996.
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  • Vice President Al Gore administers the oath of office to Lindy Boggs as ambassador to the Vatican during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1997, as her son Tommy holds the Bible and her daughter Cokie Roberts and grandson Paul Sigmund, right, watch.
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  • Cokie Roberts is pictured with the rest of the "This Week" crew -- Bill Kristol, George Stephanopoulos, Clarence Page, George Will and Sam Donaldson -- on June 15, 1997
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  • Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts anchor "This Week" on ABC, Jan. 23, 1997.
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  • ABC News' Cokie Roberts interviews George W. Bush during his presidential campaign in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 14, 1999.
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  • ABC News' Cokie Roberts reports from the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Aug. 1, 2000.
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  • Presidential candidate George W. Bush chats with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts and George Stephanopoulos during a taping of the ABC News program "This Week," which aired Jan. 23, 2000.
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  • Anchoring election night coverage from ABC News headquarters in New York City, from left, Cokie Roberts, George Will, Fareed Zakaria and Peter Jennings, talk during the broadcast, Nov. 2, 2004.
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  • ABC's George Stephanopoulos and Cokie Roberts cover the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the selection of his successor from the Vatican in Rome, Feb. 28, 2013.
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  • Cokie Roberts interviews Gloria Steinem for "This Week" at the University Club in Washington, Oct. 29, 2015.
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  • National Archives Foundation Vice Chair of Board Cokie Roberts and former first lady Laura Bush talk at The National Archives, Oct. 10, 2018 in Washington, D.C., during the annual gala event.
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