ABC News and NPR Commentator to Visit Texas Tech

Cokie Roberts' visit is part of the Texas Tech Presidential Lecture & Performance Series.

Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts

The Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture & Performance Series continues this semester with political reporter Cokie Roberts presenting an insider's view of Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 10) in the Allen Theatre.

“It is a privilege to welcome Cokie Roberts to Texas Tech as part of the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series,” Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis said. “Her extensive background in covering the news offers a unique insight into political, national and global affairs. We are fortunate to have a person of her caliber featured in this series.”

Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and NPR. From 1996-2002, Roberts and Sam Donaldson co-anchored the weekly ABC program “This Week.” She has won countless awards, including three Emmys, and was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. She also was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the greatest women in the history of broadcasting.

Students can receive a free ticket from the ticket booth at the Student Union Building with a valid Texas Tech ID.

General admission is $18 and can be purchased from Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. A book signing will follow the presentation.

For more information contact Jo Moore or visit the presidential series website or Facebook page.

Presidential Lecture
& Performance Series

Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

The Presidential Lecture & Performance Series strives to enrich the Texas Tech academic and cultural experience by bringing leading scholars and artists together with the university's distinguished faculty, students and staff to exchange expertise, research and talents.


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