Roberts in January 2016
|Born||June 20, 1947|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
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|City Talk: Sam Roberts, Urban Affairs Correspondent, The New York Times, Doug Muzzio, Feb 20, 2013|