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.
Singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter presents her first new studio album in five years. She joins Diane to talk about how she broke through a bout of writer’s block, and about her album’s title – an abbreviated version of her producer’s comment, "Time is the great gift; sex is the great equalizer; love is the great mystery."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter winner of five Grammies and Two Country Music awards, has sold over 13 million records.
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