The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Advocates of all stripes are making nationwide efforts to increase turnout among young voters, minority voters, voters with disabilities, and other populations. Diane talks with advocates and election-watchers about the missions behind these movements, and whether they have any effect on American voting patterns.
- Julia Cohen Youth Vote 2000
- Curtis Gans Committee for the Study of the American Electorate
- Jim Dickson National Organization on Disability
- Hugh Price author and president of the National Urban League
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