Show #3043 - Wednesday, November 19, 1997

1997 Power Players Week game 3.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Al Franken, an author and comedian from Lateline

Pat Schroeder, a former congresswoman from the Association of American Publishers

Jack Ford, a trial attorney and Emmy Award-winning journalist from the Today show

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
An 1873 law requires that this Latin motto appear on one side of every U.S. coin
    $100 5
In April 1994 this Charles replaced Charles Kuralt on CBS News Sunday Morning
    $100 12
"Tom Sawyer" author who said, "There is no distincly Native American criminal class, except Congress"
    $100 11
This small stream, 30 miles from where we now stand, was the site of 2 Civil War battles
    $200 2
This agency, the GAO, advises Congress on the use of public funds
    $200 6
The Crystal Cathedral is the setting of this reverend's "Hour of Power"
    $200 13
Louisiana "Kingfish" who reportedly said, "The time has come for all good men to rise above principle"
    $200 17
Garry Trudeau based this comic strip on "Bull Tales", a strip he created while attending Yale
    $300 3
An amendment becomes part of the Constitution after this many states have ratified it
    $300 7
His name no longer appears in the title of ABC's "This Week"
    DD: $1,800 14
Famous politician heard here on Sept. 23, 1952:

"The kids, like all kids, love the dog and I just want to say this right now that regardless of what they say about it, we're going to keep him..."
    $300 18
In about 1867 he was made principal chief of several Sioux tribes
    $400 4
This Treasury Department agency, the ATF, investigates hitmen & mad bombers
    $400 8
This show is based in Washington, D.C where host Tim Russert is NBC's bureau chief
    $400 15
Rope-spinning humorist who said, "I am not a member of any organized party; I am a Democrat"
    $400 19
This 1980 Robert De Niro film is in black & white except for the credits & home movies of Jake La Motta
    $500 10
Most presidential libraries are controlled by this agency which maintains our government records
    $500 9
Now appearing together on CNN, these 2 journalists first teamed up for a newspaper column in 1963
    $500 16
He said, "I never give them hell; I just give them the truth and they think it is hell"
    $500 20
The crowd noises from this first Herb Alpert hit were dubbed from a bullring in Tijuana

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jack Pat Al
$1,100 $500 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Pat Al
$1,900 $700 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
In 1950 Sen. Margaret Chase Smith condemned this man for turning the Senate into a "forum for hate"
    $200 3
Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald & schoolmates talk through day-long detention in this film
    $200 12
1/60 of a minute, until 1960 it was defined as 1/86,400th of a mean solar day
    $200 8
Senate & House hill
    $400 6
In 1989 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of this
    $400 4
This 1959 film based on a journal written during WWII is set largely in an attic
    $400 16
Bob Dole was wounded in the right shoulder in WWII & this Hawaiian senator lost his right arm
    $400 13
Plant from which Eli Whitney's gin removed seeds
    $400 9
Pre-U.S. Congress, or a style of Lincoln
    $600 2
The first woman elected to both houses, she represented this state for 32 years
    $600 14
This oxygen producing process in plants takes place only during daylight
    $600 10
House equivalent of Senate secretary
    $800 7
In 1961 this world leader called pro-nuclear Margaret "The devil in the disguise of a woman"
    $800 15
The word vaccination comes from "vacca", meaning this animal whose pox germs were used
    $800 11
House Democratic chat group
    $1000 1
Jiminy Cricket! Her 1972 book was "Declaration of" this
    DD: $2,000 17
His peak as an orator came in an 1830 reply to a speech by Bob Hayne, a South Carolina senator
    $1000 18
Filibuster buster

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Pat Al
$1,300 $2,100 $7,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1832 when the House tried Sam Houston for contempt, he was defended by this lawyer & lyricist

Final scores:

Jack Pat Al
$0 $100 $0
3rd place: $10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association Winner: $15,000 for Publishers' Literacy 2nd place: $10,000 for the Congressional Hunger Center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Pat Al
$1,300 $2,100 $5,400
7 R,
2 W
4 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $8,800

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Game tape date: 1997-11-01
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