Join us as journalist and author Cokie Roberts shares her unique perspective about the changing roles of women in politics. Roberts covered the congressional beat while her mother, Lindy Boggs, served in the House of Representatives. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Jeannette Rankin’s swearing-in as the first woman elected to Congress, House Historians Matt Wasniewski and Kathleen Johnson interview Roberts about her mother’s House career, the evolving role of women in Congress, and the impact that women Members and staff have had on the institution. Program is free of charge. Please check in before 2:45 p.m. as unclaimed reservations will be released to the public at that time. Allow yourself enough time to arrive at the Capitol Visitor Center, go through security screening, and check in at the event by 2:45 p.m.
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