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Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and NPR. She has won countless awards, and in 2008 she was named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress. She is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller We Are Our Mothers' Daughters. Her other books, Founding Mothers, Ladies of Liberty, and From This Day Forward (written with her husband, journalist Steven V. Roberts), also spent weeks on the bestseller list. She and her husband have also collaborated on Our Haggadah. Roberts is the mother of two and grandmother of six.
The recearch was very well done and events factual.
Her style and use of the women's letters brings the reader into the personal lives of the fascinating, intelligent, savvy women surrounding the founding fathers.
Ladies Of Liberty is a remarkable work and a valuable contribution to the annals of our history.
This book brings a new perspective to the history of the first years of the USA. It is also a reminder to the women of today of how precious our rights are, especially the right... Read morePublished 5 months ago by ALreader
The story was fascinating. I love history. But I sometimes felt like I needed a scorecard to keep track of who was who.Published 5 months ago by C. Turville
I was disappointed in the book. I expected that it would have pictures of the First Ladies, not just the write ups. I got more useful material from Wikepedia.Published 5 months ago by sqgardener
Ladies of Liberty is one of the best books I have read. Cokie Roberts provides historical perpsective and insight into the importance of women, politically as well as socially,... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Martha T. Rainville
..........not well written. Too many quotes and not enough good writting. Author jumped all over and there was no uniformity to it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by janet tumolo
As far as history books go, this one is not nearly as dry as others I had read. I felt that the way the author chose to write the history was engaging and interesting. Read morePublished 10 months ago by J. Harwood
Expected this to be more about first ladies. There was almost too much information! The author did extensive resarch but I had trouble with her timeline Had to refer back... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jaclyn Sallade
I love history and knew very little about the Presidents wives. I greatly admire Cokie Roberts. She brought the ladies to life for me.Published 11 months ago by Shirley McDonald
I have the book but have not read it yet. Until the American Revolution Women were just objects. I took women, who by their status in life, put women in higher status.Published 11 months ago by Annette M. Smith