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Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney served as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1986 to 1992. Wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney, Dr. Cheney is the author of Telling the Truth: Why Our Culture and Our Country Have Stopped Making Sense—and What We Can Do About It.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 21

Guests on Volume 21: James Twitchell, on ways advertising shapes (and thins out) American culture; Lynne Cheney, on the politics of ideas in higher education; Peter Berkowitz, on how Friedrich Nietzsche was torn between certainty of the "death of God" and belief in the divinity of truth; Ron Hansen, on what makes good fiction; Frederica Mathewes-Green, on "The America We Seek," an important pro-life manifesto; Robert Higgs, on how professional sports have lost a sense of play; Terry Eastland, on why affirmative action is ending; and Ted Libbey, on Brahms's German Requiem.