In celebration of the late Cokie Roberts—a dear friend of the New-York Historical Society—and in collaboration with tributes being planned by the National Archives Foundation in Washington D.C. and throughout the nation, New-York Historical presents a free preview screening of a forthcoming episode from its television program, New-York Historical Society Presents: History with David M. Rubenstein. In this intimate conversation, Mr. Rubenstein interviews Ms. Roberts on her family’s legacy in public service and the profound role women played in shaping the nation. Join us for this commemorative event. Episode run time: 27 min.
Program is free; admission to Museum exhibitions and galleries sold separately.
Cokie Roberts (1943–2019) was a political commentator for ABC News and NPR and the author of Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation. David M. Rubenstein (moderator), an American philanthropist, is co-founder and co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group and the author of The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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