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.
Saddam Hussein’s two sons have been killed in a fire fight with U.S troops. Diane and her guests talk about this latest development in Iraq and some of the possible political implications.
- Con Coughlin is executive foreign editor of the "Daily Telegraph" and author of "Saddam: King of Terror".
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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