The queen of the Nile: a new perspective She was called Queen of Kings, and in her lifetime Cleopatra was romantically linked with both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Biographer Stacy Schiff considered her a shrewd political strategist and powerful ruler.
Originally broadcast on January 5, 2011.9:06 a.m.
Stacy Schiff: A Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Cleopatra: A Life."
John and Abigail Adams in letters John Adams has had his share of publicity in the past few years. Historian Joseph Ellis's new book takes a look at the enduring relationship between Adams and his wife, Abigail, as revealed through their letters to one another.
Originally broadcast on January 3, 2011.10:06 a.m.
Joseph Ellis: Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His new book is "First Family: Abigail and John Adams."