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.
The morning after the final presidential debate, Diane and her guests analyze the candidates’ performances, and talk about how the debate could influence voters in the final weeks before the election.
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Wayne Fields professor of English and director of American culture studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
- Bill Ballenger editor of Inside Michigan Politics
- Lee Cullum author and columnist for the Dallas Morning News
- Elizabeth Drew journalist and author of The Corruption of American Politics (Overlook Press)
- Deborah Tannen author of many books and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University.
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