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It was obvious Cokie Roberts had a good time both researching and writing this book.
Fortunately, the subject matter was arresting enough to carry me through the forest even though I often could not see the trees!
I remember reading the back of the book at the bookstore and thinking, "I have to have it."
This book was interesting and knwledgeable on Cokie part. I reread it often esecially when watching CSpan on Presidential WivesPublished 1 month ago by Carolyn L Husted
my friends and I had heard interviews with Cokie Roberts and were anxious to read these tales of what the women were doing to help their famous husbands succeed and survive during... Read morePublished 1 month ago by lynda k lance
Founding Mothers is a book about the women behind the well-known men who founded America. These are the wives and mothers that were at home, raising the family, running the farms... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ariesgrl
"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed." So stated the British journalist, Godfrey Winn. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lloyd Stableford
This book was not what I expected but I did enjoy it. So much background information in order to make the political leanings clear. Read morePublished 3 months ago by dancer
It is fun to know how Martha and et al lived and what the husbands were doing. It made me wonder if we woman would not have done a better job, but history tells us otherwise. Read morePublished 3 months ago by carolyn sutcliffe
Kudos to Cokie Roberts for a well researched, well written book that gives the reader another intriguing and informative look at the role of women, working in the background, who... Read morePublished 4 months ago by JoCarol Allen
Found this a great waste of time. Nothing of merit, could have been so informative in the hands of an accomoplished author. Bits and pieces could be found to hold your interest. Read morePublished 4 months ago by lady lake
Expected Cokie Roberts to put her spin on this. But am pleased that it's a good read without much of a party- approved slant. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mary J.