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: Susan Page
Prominent conservative Bill Bennett said he’ll quit gambling after a public report that it has cost him $8 million in the past 10 years. A panel talks about the gambling industry, lotteries and other games of chance, and why many states are looking to expand and loosen restrictions on gambling.
- Frank Fahrenkopf president and CEO of the American Gaming Association
- Cynthia Abrams program director for alcohol and other addictions at the United Methodist Church General Board of Church and Society, and board member of the National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
- Keith Whyte executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling
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