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.
The dimpled chad fiasco in Florida three years ago and new concerns about electronic voting machines have some people questioning how our votes are cast and counted. In a segment produced for "Whose Democracy Is It?", a nationwide public radio collaboration, a panel joins Diane to talk about the accuracy and integrity of our country’s voting system.
- Paul DiGregorio International Foundation for Election Systems
- Mary Kiffmeyer Minnesota Secretary of State and President of the National Association of Secretaries of State
- Conny McCormack Register-Recorder for Los Angeles County
- David Hart chairman, Hart InterCivic, Inc
- David Dill Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University www.verifiedvoting.org
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