"One of Poland's great treasures has now been found. Richard Cosby and his Resistance comrades are true heroes in our historic fight for freedom. Without their courage, Solidarity would never have won its final battle."
—Lech Walesa, Former President of Poland
"This is an incredible story of survival and sheer courage."
—General Tommy Franks, U.S. Army (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Central Command
“QUIET HERO is an intensely captivating and inspiring story of a daughter uncovering her father’s past…a wonderful and riveting story of a daughter finally getting to know her father. Reading it reminds me of my first visit to Poland in 1964 with my parents. We were overwhelmed with the enthusiastic response of the Polish people. Rita’s book captures the passion of her Polish heritage with verve and love.”
—Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, Daughter of Robert F, Kennedy
"A beautiful tribute to the strength of the human spirit."
—Dr. Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State
"Rita's story is one that will touch every family. . . . A loving, poignant tribute to her POW father and freedom."
—Senator John McCain
"Rita Cosby's compelling book captures an important part of history. In its intimately personal way, Quiet Hero
honors those, like her father, who fought valiantly and often anonymously against true evil."
- David Harris, Executive Director, AJC (American Jewish Committee)
About the Author
is a renowned TV host and veteran correspondent, who anchored highly-rated primetime shows on Fox News Channel and MSNBC. She is currently a special correspondent for the top-rated CBS syndicated newsmagazine, Inside Edition
. Honors for the three-time Emmy winner include the Matrix Award and the Jack Anderson Award. She was also selected by Cosmopolitan
Magazine as a "Fun and Fearless Female." A recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and the Lech Walesa Freedom Award, she hosts the National Memorial Day Parade broadcast to all US military installations around the world and has become a key spokeperson for troops and their families suffering from PTSD. Because of her "extraordinary journalism and exemplary service on behalf of her community," October 11th, 2010 was officially named "Rita Cosby Day" in the State of New York. Her first book, Blonde Ambition,
was a New York Times
bestseller. For more information, visit www.quiethero.org.