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 Obama administration sends mixed signals on mountaintop coal mining. After putting dozens of proposed projects on hold, the EPA has endorsed an operation in West Virginia. Ongoing controversy over mountaintop coal mining.
- Roger Horton founder of Citizens for Coal
- Tom Hamburger an investigative reporter who covers the White House and executive branch for the "Los Angeles Times."
- Siobhan Hughes reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering energy and the environment
- Judy Bonds Co-Director of Coal River Mountain Watch
- Joe Lovett Executive Director of Appalachian Center for the Economy and the Environment in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
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