10 Questions for Lynne Cheney

Don't call her the Second Lady. The Vice President's wife keeps a high profile of her own, as an author of books on U.S. history. Her latest, A Time for Freedom, is a timeline of American history. She sat down with TIME White House correspondent Matthew Cooper at the vice-presidential mansion to discuss her newest work, her husband's health and why she likes Geena Davis.

WHY A TIMELINE FOR THE NEW BOOK? I've really been concerned that people don't know what happened when. I've talked a lot about the importance of making history interesting. It occurred to me that you could...

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