Cokie Robert is a great journalist, she worked in Public radio, television and publishing for more than 40 years. Starting her residency at ABC as a giver for “This Week with David Brinkley” and later turning into ABC’s boss congressional expert.
Cokie Roberts died at the age of 75; her family said she died “due to complications of breast cancer”.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump reacted to the death of Journalist Cokie Robert, he said “I never meet her, she never treated me nicely”. But my wishes with her family, “she was a Professional and I love Professionals”.
This smart and wise woman could compose the circles around reporters. The Country knew her as polite journalist.
She gave speeches on television and radio during her cancer, as she combats the arrival of a disease vanquished about 14 years sooner. She was planning to go to Houston for the discussions a week ago, until her disease finally upstages her grit.
“We had the right to vote as American citizens. We didn’t have to be granted it by some bunch of guys” — Cokie Roberts speaking on @MorningEdition this year about women’s suffrage.
The veteran journalist, one of NPR’s “founding mothers,” has died at 75. pic.twitter.com/61n10qxLnQ
— NPR (@NPR) September 17, 2019
She was a super wife, mother and grandmother. She loved life. She didn’t want people to know about her cancer. People felt such a deep links with her because she touched their lives.
Nina Totenberg (Friend of Cokie Roberts) Remembers Roberts
Former president Barack Obama said in a statement , Robert is “a role model to young women at a time when the profession was still dominated by men; a constant over forty years of a shifting media landscape and changing world, informing voters about the issues of our time and mentoring young journalists every step of the way.”
Trump’s strained association with the press has turned into a foundation of his organization, with the President more than once counseling columnists as “The enemy of the people”. Remarks on Tuesday , outstandingly, his objection that Roberts “never treated me nicely”.