Lynne Cheney

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Lynne Cheney has been a member of the American Enterprise Institute since at least October 1998. She is currently a senior fellow at the Institute. [1]

On October 13, 1998, Secretary of Defense William Sebastian Cohen "announced the formation and first meeting of the National Security Study Group" that was headed by former Senators David Boren and Warren Bruce Rudman and otherwise known as the Boren-Rudman Commission. Lynne Cheney was invited to become a member of the Group.[2]

Between 1994 and 2001 she was a member of the Board of of Directors of the Lockheed-Martin Group. [3] [4]

Family Business

Cheney is the wife of Vice President Dick Cheney. The Cheney's daughter, Elizabeth Cheney, is Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives and heads the Iran-Syria Operations Group.

Published Works

  • With Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator), "Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America", Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, October 24, 2006, ISBN 0689867174.
  • "A Time for Freedom," Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, September 27, 2005, ISBN 1416909257.
  • With Peter Fiore, "When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots," Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, October 12, 2004, ISBN 0689870434.
  • With Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator), "A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women," Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, September 16, 2003, ISBN 0689858191.
  • With Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator), "America : A Patriotic Primer," Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing; 1st ed edition May 21, 2002, ISBN 0689851928.
  • With Victor Gold, "The Body Politic" (Mass Market Paperback), St. Martin's Paperbacks, October 2000, ISBN 0312979630.
  • "TELLING THE TRUTH: Why Our Culture and Our Country Have Stopped Making Sense - And What We Can Do About It," Simon & Schuster, October 16, 1995, ISBN 0684811014.
  • "Telling the Truth a Report on the State of the Humanities in Higher Education," National Endowment for the Humanities, 1992, ASIN B000I71AP4 (Paperback).
  • "Sisters", New American Library, November 1981, ISBN 0451112040.
  • "Executive Privilege," Simon & Schuster, June 5, 1979, ISBN 0671240609.

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Related Sourcewatch


  1. NEH Chairmen, National Endowment for the Humanities, accessed August 30, 2007.

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Interviews & Speeches


  • Sisters: "This is the transcription of the Lynne Cheney Sisters blog, devoted to spreading the wonderful book to all those who want it, but cannot find it in any of the used bookstores which were supported to meet their need for it." (125-pdf).

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