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.
BP says the cap it placed on its leaking oil well is holding, but the government is concerned about leakage detected near the site. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen joins Diane to talk about the latest developments from the Gulf of Mexico.
- Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen Retired U.S. Coast Guard Admiral, 23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard, and National Incident Commander of the Unified Command for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
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