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We Are Our Mothers' Daughters



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This is the Revised edition with a publication date of 4/6/2010.

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens of her personal experience. From mother to mechanic, sister to soldier, Roberts reveals how much progress has been made-and how much further we have to go. A superb collection of profiles and essays, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters offers tremendous insight into the opportunities and challenges that women encounter today as Roberts reflects upon the number of female achievers who have graced the public stage in the past decade, and focuses on the question, "What next?"

Author Biography

Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and a senior news analyst for NPR. In addition to broadcasting, Roberts, along with her husband, Steven V. Roberts, writes a weekly column syndicated in newspapers across the country by United Media. She is the bestselling author of from This Day Forward, Founding Mothers, and Ladies of Liberty, and she lives with her husband in Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Revised Editionp. xi
We Are Our Mothers' Daughtersp. 1
Sisterp. 7
Politicianp. 17
Human Rights Championp. 41
Auntp. 55
Soldierp. 69
Education Reformerp. 89
Athletep. 103
Friendp. 125
Civil Rights Activistp. 149
Reporterp. 163
Mechanic, First Classp. 183
Scientistp. 195
Wifep. 217
Enterpriserp. 237
Consumer Advocatep. 253
Mother/Daughterp. 267
Entrepreneurp. 283
A Woman's Placep. 297
Acknowledgmentsp. 313
Suggested Readingp. 315
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