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.
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
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- Cynthia Crossen author and journalist with the Wall Street Journal
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