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Sam Donaldson, George Wants to remember Cokie Roberts in ABC's "This Week"



In a special homage to the legendary ABC News and NPR journalists Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson and George Will shared their memories with "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz.

"She tamed us and changed the business," Donaldson said Sunday.

The Powerhouse Roundtable, where each panelist was a friend or colleague of Roberts, also shared her memories to you with.

"Not only did she pull down the leaders for young women like me, she kept them down," said Democratic National Committee leader Donna Brazile, who met Roberts as a 21

-year-old intern.

<img src = "https://s.abcnews.com/images/Politics/roberts-01-as-gty-190921_hpMain_4x3_992.jpg" border = "0" width = "640" height = "480" old = "PHOTO: Journalist and author Cokie Roberts photographed on February 5, 2019 at her home in Bethesda, Maryland, February 5, 2019.

Roberts, born Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs, died on Tuesday as a result of breast cancer and was 75 years old.

During her decade-long career beginning at CBS, Roberts has won numerous awards, including three Emmys. She joined ABC News in 1988 and anchored "This Week" from 1996 to 2002 with Donaldson.

James Goldston, president of ABC News, called her a "true pioneer of women in journalism".

Roberts also wrote eight books on the role of women in American history and politics.

During a funeral on Saturday, she was praised by spokeswoman for the home of Nancy Pelosi and Steve Roberts, her husband of more than 50 years.

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