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JEOPARDY! Game - May 11, 2004

Power Players Week Contestants

Kweisi Mfume, President of the NAACP
Maria Bartiromo, CNBC Business anchor
Anderson Cooper, Host of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360"

JEOPARDY! Round - May 11, 2004

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

TENNIS-Y WILLIAMS
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE SUPREME COURT
THE CAPITAL
BEARING WITNESS
N"AA"CP
$200 - Kweisi

(14) Venus & Serena grew up in this huge city's suburb of Compton, better known for rappers than groundstrokers


(-$200) - Kweisi

(12) After Thomas Jefferson's death, daughter Martha sold this home to a local druggist for $4,500 in cash


$200 - Anderson

(2) 1896's Plessy v. Ferguson promoted the doctrine of "separate but" this


$200 - Anderson

(15) This capital's Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church consists of new structures & a tower ruined in World War II


$200 - Kweisi

(1) Ruth Cowan was fired by U.P. for posing as a newspaperman but joined this rival agency & reported on WWII


$200 - Anderson

(7) Marc Brown's son requested a story about an unusual animal, so "Arthur" became this mammal


$400 - Maria

(19) In 2001 the Williams sisters got "animated" on the court in the "Tennis the Menace" episode of this FOX series


(-$400) - Anderson

(13) Abigail, known as "Little Abby", was the oldest child of this U.S. President


$400 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$400) - Maria

$400 - Anderson

(16) In 1989 hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators were killed by the military at Tiananmen Square in this capital


$400 - Anderson

(3) (Video) Seen here, Sean Flynn, son of screen legend Errol, disappeared in April of 1970, during this war


$400 - Anderson

(8) The professor who created this holiday added an extra "a" at the end to distinguish it from an African festival


$600 - Anderson

(20) In 2001 Serena was seen with Lavar Arrington, LB for this NFL team certain to draw cheers when you answer


$600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$600) - Anderson

(17) Most of the ancient portion of this city lies on the east bank of the Tiber River


$600 - Anderson

(4) One of the greatest war photojournalists, Robert Capa's "GI Landing on Omaha Beach" was shot at this invasion


(-$600) - Kweisi

$600 - Anderson

(9) Not Moses alone but this brother as well gets the credit for telling Pharaoh, "Let my people go"


$800 - Anderson

(21) Venus took the 2000 & 2001 singles titles at this British Grand Slam event


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Maria

(18) The free university of this Belgian capital is 2 institutions: 1 for French speaking students & 1 for Flemish speakers


$800 - Triple Stumper

(5) Alexander Gardner started out as Mathew Brady's aide & ended up taking one of the last photos of this President


(-$800) - Maria

$800 - Anderson

(10) Established in 1867, it's America's first fashion magazine


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 -

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$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Anderson

(6) "At Home in the World" is this Wall St. Journal reporter's book published after his death in Pakistan


$1000 - Anderson

(11) Philippine peninsula which was the site of an infamous "death march" in WWII


Scores at the first commercial break:
Anderson: $3,400
Maria: $0
Kweisi: -$400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Anderson: $6,200
Maria: $0
Kweisi: -$400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 11, 2004

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TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
WASHINGTON POST CARDS
THE MOLE
OH, THAT MARIA!
HISTORIC POLITICAL SCANDALS
EPONYMS
$400 - Anderson

(10) Williams was born on March 26, 1911 in this Mississippi town named for America's discoverer


$400 - Anderson

(2) (Video) Dear Dingbat, I'm donating my chair to the Smithsonian so my Meathead son-in-law won't inherit it


(-$400) - Maria

(9) Most moles destroy gardens & lawns searching for insect larvae or these "global" worms


$400 - Maria

(5) Married to a muscleman, she isn't an Army brat, but she is a Sargent's daughter


$400 - Kweisi

(1) Prime Ministers Tanaka & Takeshita both resigned as the result of scandals in this country


$400 - Triple Stumper

(18) Physician James Salisbury once promoted this ground beef dish as a cure for hardening of the arteries


$800 - Anderson

(11) Richard Burton & Ava Gardner starred in the '60s film adaptation of Tennessee's "Night of" this arboreal lizard


$800 - Kweisi

(19) (Video) Dear Mary, Today I found out you can't do this to "All of the people all the time" - Abe


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Anderson

(6) (Video) This diva seen here was renowned for her romance with Aristotle Onassis


$800 - Anderson

(3) A 1974 spy scandal led to the end of Willy Brandt's career as the popular chancellor of this country


$800 - Anderson

(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) - Kweisi

(12) Going to Provincetown to read for Williams helped get Marlon Brando the role of this character


(-$1200) - Anderson

$1200 - Kweisi

(21) (Video) Hey Souter, Quit calling me "The Baby" just because I'm the youngest on the bench


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Anderson

(15) Carol Lawrence was the original Maria in this Broadway musical


$1200 - Kweisi

(4) Politician John Profumo's 1963 affair with young Christine Keeler discredited the conservative govt. in this country


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$1600) - Anderson

(13) This 1955 play featuring Maggie, Brick & Big Daddy won the Pulitzer Prize


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Anderson

(16) (Video) She's seen here on the right with Mary Martin, who played her onstage in "The Sound of Music"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Anderson

(7) In the 1870s, Prime Minister John A. Macdonald of this North American country took bribes in the "Pacific scandal"


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(14) Laura Wingfield lives in a fantasy world populated by her collection of fragile animals in this 1945 play


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(17) I predict you will name this Russian-born actress who played a gypsy fortune teller in "The Wolf Man"


$2000 - Kweisi

(8) Former French Prime Minister Alain Juppe was found guilty of corruption for the misuse of this city's funds


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Anderson: $12,200 (Lock game)
Kweisi: $4,000
Maria: $0 (She was given $1,000 to play Final Jeopardy)


Final JEOPARDY!

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

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Maria: $1,000 - $700
Kweisi: $4,000 - $500
Anderson: $12,200 - $1,000


Final Scores
Anderson: $11,200 ($50,000 for his charity)
Kweisi: $3,500 ($20,000 for his charity)
Maria: $300 ($20,000 for her charity)

Anderson: $11,800 (22 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Kweisi: $4,000 (7 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Maria: $0 (3 right; 3 wrong)
Total: $15,800

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