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Lynne Cheney

A native of Wyoming and holder of a doctorate in literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lynne Cheney is a Social and Cultural Studies senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

Dr. Cheney previously served as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities after working as an editor and a freelance writer.

Married to former Vice President Dick Cheney, she was the Second Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. She is also the author of James Madison: A Life Reconsidered and numerous books of history for young readers.

Articles by this Author

He built a career and a fortune out of shocking his fellow Americans
Miriam Follin had a penchant for diamonds, the demimonde, and the dramatic. She also possessed the business acumen to become one of America’s leading publishers in the nineteenth century
One day in 1869 the gentlemen of the territorial legislature amused themselves by enacting the first woman-suffrage law. They trusted in a veto from the governor