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.
Monday President Bush nominated White House counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court — a move that surprised many given her lack of judicial experience. A look at the Miers nomination and other key appointments of this administration.
- Randy Barnett Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Law at Boston University and author of "Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty"
- David Lewis assistant professor of politics and public affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
- Mark Thompson Washington correspondent for Time magazine
- Susan Page Washington bureau chief for "USA Today"
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