Lynne Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on the issues of education and culture. She holds a PhD in 19th century British Literature from the University of Wisconsin, and is the former chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is the wife of Vice President Dick Cheney and the mother of Mary Cheney and Liz Cheney. She is the author of several bestsellers, including her latest book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.
Amity Shlaes writes a column for Forbes and serves as the chairman of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Coolidge, and The Greedy Hand. Her latest book is a graphic edition of another of her bestsellers titled The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression.