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
The hotly contested presidential election of 2000 prompted widespread demands for election reform. While many groups have studied the problem and made recommendations, little has changed in laws governing poll worker training, voting equipment, ballot-counting, and other weak links in the voting process. A panel talks about the efforts to get voting reform off the ground.
- Anita Hodgkiss co-director of the Voting Rights Program at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
- Sharon Priest Arkansas Secretary of State and president of the National Association of Secretaries of State
- Trevor Potter currently serving as general counsel for Senator John McCain and former chair of the Federal Election Commission
- Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
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