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Cokie Roberts at library fundraiser

Cokie Roberts at library fundraiser

Cokie Roberts, the Emmy Award-winning television reporter and political commentator for ABC News and NPR, has long been an astute observer of Washington politics, past and present. She will discuss her new book, "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 18 at the NSU Art Museum, One East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. The fund-raising event for the Broward Public Library Foundation costs $75 per person and includes a cocktail reception, book sales and signings, and a talk by Roberts. For details and tickets, call BPL Foundation at 954-357-7382 or visit

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