Presidents

"James Madison: A Life Reconsidered"

Lynne Cheney

About the Program

Lynne Cheney, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, examines the political philosophy and presidential tenure of James Madison.  America's fourth president, and co-author of the Federalist Papers, was integral in the management of the Louisiana Purchase prior to his presidency and led the country during the War of 1812.  Mrs. Cheney discusses her book with her husband and former vice president Dick Cheney at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.

About the Authors

Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Her books include Blue Skies, No Fences: A Memoir of Childhood and Family.  She is the wife of former vice president Dick Cheney.


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"James Madison: A Life Reconsidered"

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  • Sunday, July 20th at 1:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 28th at 2pm (ET)
  • Sunday, June 8th at 11pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 26th at 8:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 25th at 11am (ET)
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