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 investigation continues into the source of E.coli contaminated spinach. We’ll hear several perspectives on this latest outbreak and new efforts to reduce the incidence of food borne illness.
- Senator Richard Durbin U.S. Senator, Dem, Illinois, Minority Whip
- Robert Brackett director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Sciences, Food and Drug Administration
- David Gombas vice president for science and technical affairs, United Fresh Produce Association
- William Schultz former Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner, 1994 to 1998
- Caroline Smith DeWaal director of food safety for the Center for Science in the Public Interest
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