(Note: This story contains spoilers, but it will only enrich your viewing.)

At a recent cocktail gathering in Washington, political operatives at the Ritz-Carlton were abuzz—but not about the impeachment hearings underway on Capitol Hill. They were chattering about the third season of The Crown. “I was watching that episode about Princess Margaret, and I immediately googled ‘Princess Margaret and LBJ,’ but I came up with nothing!” said Tamera Luzzatto, Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff.