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.
California in a state of financial crisis. Governor Schwarzenegger calls on the federal government for more help. Fears that California’s economic condition is a harbinger of things to come for the rest of the nation.
- Chris Edwards Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'
- Ezra Klein columnist for the Washington Post and Newsweek
- Corina Eckl Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Nicholas Johnson Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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