Steven V. Roberts
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Steven V. Roberts
Steven V. Roberts
Born (1943-02-11) February 11, 1943 (age 77)
EducationBayonne High School
Alma materHarvard University
Occupationjournalist, writer, political commentator
(m. 1966; died 2019)
ChildrenLee Roberts
Rebecca Roberts

Steven V. Roberts (born February 11, 1943) is an American journalist, writer, and political commentator.

Life and career

Roberts was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, and graduated from Bayonne High School.[1] He attended Harvard University, where he served as editor of the student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson. After graduating with a B.A. in Government in 1964, Roberts was hired by The New York Times as research assistant to James Reston, then the paper's Washington, D.C. bureau chief. He was a senior writer at U.S. News & World Report for seven years where he is now a contributing editor. As a Washington pundit, Roberts appears regularly on ABC Radio, Washington Week in Review, CNN, Hardball with Chris Matthews. He often fills in as substitute host of The Diane Rehm Show on NPR (National Public Radio). He also appears regularly on America Abroad. Roberts has taught journalism and political communication at The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs since 1997.

Roberts and his wife, Cokie Roberts, wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column and were contributing writers for USA Weekend, a Sunday magazine that appears in 500 newspapers nationwide. In February 2000, they jointly published From This Day Forward. They have two children, Lee and Rebecca, and six grandchildren.


  • Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families (ISBN 978-0062018106) is his 2011 book co-authored with his wife, Cokie Roberts.
  • From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America, 2009.
  • My Fathers' Houses, 2005.
  • From This Day Forward, (with Cokie Roberts), Morrow, 2000.


  1. ^ Rahman, Sarah. "Author Steven V. Roberts pays a visit to hometown of Bayonne", The Jersey Journal, December 11, 2009. Accessed March 19, 2017. "For author Steven V. Roberts, Bayonne will always be the home to come back to, despite travels across continents and moving from one corner of the world to the next."


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