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: Steve Roberts
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on the legality of extending the deadline for vote counts in Florida, sending the case back to the Florida Supreme Court. In a separate case on recounts, a Tallahassee circuit court judge ruled against Gore. Both cases now go to the Florida Supreme Court. A panel of guests talks about the implications of these decisions in determining America’s next President.
- 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."
- Jeffrey Rosen professor of law at the George Washington University and legal affairs editor of "The New Republic." He's the author of "The Supreme Court," "The Most Democratic Branch," "The Naked Crowd," and "The Unwanted Gaze."
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