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BookPeople presents: Cokie Roberts

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COKIE ROBERTS - Capital Dames

 Friday, April 17 at 7PM

Bestselling Author & Political Commentator
speaking & signing
Capital Dames: 
The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

The speaking portion of this event
is free & open to the public. 
Tickets are required for the signing.
Please see below for details.   

In Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, her previous New York Times bestsellers, Cokie Roberts shared the stories of women who helped shape the early years of the United States. Now, with Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, she zeroes in on the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into, and through, this unprecedented conflict. We're honored to welcome Roberts, distinguished political commentator and broadcast journalist, to BookPeople to share this new book. 


  • The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line.
  • Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of Capital Dames from BookPeople.
  • Books & tickets are now available to pre-order. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate "ticket" item to add to your cart.
  • Tickets are lettered. The line for the signing will form according to ticket letter after the author speaks.
  • If you have already purchased a copy of Capital Dames from BookPeople, please bring proof of purchase and we will issue you a ticket for the signing.


Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News, providing analysis for all network news programming, as well as for NPR. From 1996-2002 she and Sam Donaldson co-anchored the weekly ABC interview program This Week. In her more than forty years in broadcasting, she has won countless awards, including three Emmys. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting.


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