Show #4542 - Tuesday, May 11, 2004

2004 Power Players Week game 2.
From Washington, D.C.


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Kweisi Mfume, a president from the NAACP

Maria Bartiromo, a business anchor from CNBC

Anderson Cooper, a host from CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A category about journalists in the line of fire, we call it...)
    $200 14
Venus & Serena grew up in this huge city's suburb of Compton, better known for rappers than groundstrokers
    $200 12
After Thomas Jefferson's death, daughter Martha sold this home to a local druggist for $4,500 in cash
    $200 2
1896's Plessy v. Ferguson promoted the doctrine of "Separate but" this
    $200 15
This capital's Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church consists of new structures & a tower ruined in World War II
    $200 1
Ruth Cowan was fired by U.P. for posing as a newspaperman but joined this rival agency & reported on WWII
    $200 7
Marc Brown's son requested a story about an unusual animal, so "Arthur" became this mammal
    $400 19
In 2001 the Williams sisters got "animated" on the court in the "Tennis the Menace" episode of this Fox series
    $400 13
Abigail, known as "Little Abby", was the oldest child of this U.S. president
    $400 16
In 1989 hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators were killed by the military at Tiananmen Square in this capital
    $400 3
Seen here, Sean Flynn, son of screen legend Errol, disappeared in April of 1970 during this war
    $400 8
The professor who created this holiday added an extra "A" as the end to distinguish it from an African festival
    $600 20
In 2001 Serena was seen with LaVar Arrington, LB for this NFL team certain to draw cheers when you answer
    $600 17
Most of the ancient portion of this city lies on the east bank of the Tiber River
    $600 4
One of the greatest war photojournalists, Robert Capa's "GI Landing on Omaha Beach" was shot at this invasion
    $600 9
Not Moses alone but this brother as well gets the credit for telling Pharaoh, "Let my people go"
    $800 21
Venus took the 2000 & 2001 singles titles at this British Grand Slam event
    $800 18
The Free University of this Belgian capital is 2 institutions: 1 for French speaking students & 1 for Flemish speakers
    $800 5
Alexander Gardner started out as Mathew Brady's aide & ended up taking one of the last photos of this president
    $800 10
Established in 1867, it's America's first fashion magazine
    $1000 6
"At Home in the World" is this Wall St. Journal reporter's book published after his death in Pakistan
    $1000 11
Philippine peninsula which was the site of an infamous "Death March" in WWII

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Anderson Maria Kweisi
$3,400 $0 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Maria Kweisi
$6,200 $0 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The real one now.)
    $400 10
Williams was born on March 26, 1911 in this Mississippi town named for America's discoverer
    $400 2
Dear Dingbat,
I'm donating my chair to the Smithsonian so my meathead son-in-law won't inherit it
    $400 9
Most moles destroy gardens & lawns searching for insect larvae or these "global" worms
    $400 5
Married to a muscleman, she isn't an Army brat, but she is a Sargent's daughter
    $400 1
Prime Ministers Tanaka & Takeshita both resigned as the result of scandals in this country
    $400 18
Physician James Salisbury once promoted this ground beef dish as a cure for hardening of the arteries
    $800 11
Richard Burton & Ava Gardner starred in the '64 film adaptation of Tennessee's "Night of" this arboreal lizard
    $800 19
Dear Mary,
Today I found out you can't do this to "All of the people all [of] the time"
    $800 6
This diva seen here was renowned for her romance with Aristotle Onassis
    $800 3
A 1974 scandal led to the end of Willy Brandt's career as the popular chancellor of this country
    $800 20
This German watchdog was bred by the man for whom it's named; the dog has 1 "N", the man 2 "N"s
    $1200 12
Going to Provincetown to read for Williams helped get Marlon Brando the role of this character
    $1200 21
Hey Souter,
Quit calling me "The Baby" just because I'm the youngest on the bench
    $1200 15
Carol Lawrence was the original Maria in this Broadway musical
    $1200 4
Politician John Profumo's 1963 affair with young Christine Keeler discredited the Conservative govt. in this country
    $1600 13
This 1955 play featuring Maggie, Brick & Big Daddy won the Pulitzer Prize
    DD: $2,000 16
She's seen here on the right with Mary Martin, who played her on stage in "The Sound of Music"
    $1600 7
In the 1870s, prime minister John A. Macdonald of this North American country took bribes in the "Pacific Scandal"
    $2000 14
Laura Wingfield lives in a fantasy world populated by her collection of fragile animals in this 1945 play
    $2000 17
I predict you will name this Russian-born actress who played a gypsy fortune teller in "The Wolf Man"
    $2000 8
Former French prime minister Alain Juppe was found guilty of corruption for the misuse of this city's funds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anderson Maria Kweisi
$12,200 $0 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Element No. 79, it's estimated that all of it ever mined would only make a cube about 50 feet across

Final scores:

Anderson Maria Kweisi
$11,200 $300 $3,500
Winner: $50,000 to the American Heart Association 3rd place: $20,000 to the National Italian American Foundation & Columbus Citizen’s Foundation 2nd place: $20,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Maryland

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anderson Maria Kweisi
$11,800 $0 $4,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
3 R,
3 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 2004-04-03
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