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.
A second-generation British Muslim accused by the U.S. of being a terrorist provides a first-person account of his experience as a Guantanamo Bay detainee. Reporter Tim Golden, who has written about Moazzam Begg and the prison camp at Guantanamo, also joins Diane.
- Tim Golden investigative reporter, The New York Times
- Moazzam Begg born and raised in Birmingham, England, where he established an Islamic bookstore and aided in relief efforts in Bosnia and Afghanistan.
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