Cokie’s Legacy: An Evening with Professor Steven Roberts in conversation with Dana Bash, BA ‘93 and Frank Sesno
On Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30pm, please join fellow SMPA alumni and current students for a conversation with J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor Steven V. Roberts on his new book Cokie: A Life Well Lived, about a pioneering woman in journalism, who brought unique humanity, humor, and strength to her craft at NPR and ABC News. Roberts, Cokie's husband of 53 years, will be joined by CNN Anchor and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash, BA ’93 and SMPA’s Frank Sesno, for this extraordinary conversation. An in-person networking reception will follow.
Please register your attendance in advance and indicate whether you will attend in person or virtually.
Books for Purchase
Books will be available for purchase at the event and Professor Roberts will personally sign books during the reception. He has pledged that proceeds from book sales will be donated to the Cokie Roberts Tuition Relief Fund which has supported 52 SMPA students with more than $275,000 of financial aid.
COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols
The health and well-being of GW students, alumni, friends, faculty, and staff remains a top priority for GW and all alumni events will proceed in compliance with all state, local, and public health guidelines.
All guests are required to attest that they are vaccinated, or if they are unvaccinated, attest that they have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event. Guests should be prepared to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test prior to entering the event.