James Madison Rediscovered with Lynne Cheney

New York Times bestselling author Lynne Cheney unveils her long-anticipated new biography on James Madison.
May 13, 2014

Lynne Cheney, New York Times bestselling author and former second lady of the United States, returned to the National Constitution Center to unveil her long-anticipated new biography on James Madison. A brilliant thinker and tactician, Madison co-founded the Democratic-Republican party and advocated for judicial restraint and limited government—yet only a few biographies exist compared to his contemporaries. Cheney’s exhaustively researched work reacquaints readers with the principal author of the Bill of Rights and the fourth president of the United States, covering his career and his relationships. Chris Stigall of Talk Radio 1210 WHPT moderated this event.


 

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