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Congresswomen's Caucus Coming Together
Congresswomen's Caucus Coming Together
Congresswomen's Caucus Coming Together
Cokie Roberts explains how the early Congresswomen's Caucus worked together on issues affecting women.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Effective Campaign Manager
Effective Campaign Manager
Effective Campaign Manager
Cokie Roberts describes her mother's role as campaign manager for her father when he served in Congress.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Gender Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Cokie Roberts recalls the blatant discrimination she and other women faced in the workforce during the 1960s.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Gender Quota
Gender Quota
Gender Quota
Cokie Roberts remembers the common practice and consequences of offices hiring only one woman.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
"I'm the Only Woman in the Room"
"I'm the Only Woman in the Room"
"I'm the Only Woman in the Room"
Cokie Roberts shares a story about Representative Bobbi Fiedler and her decision to protect the interests of women.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Influence and Power
Influence and Power
Influence and Power
Cokie Roberts talks about the difference between indirect influence and those who wield direct political power.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Knowing the Family
Knowing the Family
Knowing the Family
Cokie Roberts describes how congressional families crossed party lines when her father served in the House.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Opening Day of the 81st Congress
Opening Day of the 81st Congress
Opening Day of the 81st Congress
Childhood memories of an opening day of a new Congress.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Surrogate Representation
Surrogate Representation
Surrogate Representation
Discussion of the role Representative Lindy Boggs and other women in Congress played as surrogate representatives.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
The Changing Institution
The Changing Institution
The Changing Institution
Discussion of the changing nature of the House and Congress.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Represenatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
Cokie Roberts speculates as to why more women don't run for and hold elected office.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Women and Credit
Women and Credit
Women and Credit
Cokie Roberts describes how her mother ensured that women were included in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana