Cokie Roberts on the Surprising History of Civil War-Era 'Capital Dames'

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Cokie Roberts is no stranger to politics, having covered it for more than 40 years as a broadcast journalist. The NPR news analyst and ABC political commentator joins us to talk about the most recent news developments, presidential contenders, the changing role of women in politics and her new book about women during the Civil War, "Capital Dames."


Cokie Roberts, contributing senior news analyst for NPR, political commentator for ABC News and author of "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868"