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#183656 Nov 14, 2012
I) Popularly known as the Desert Fox, (Personality, please) (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought.

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#183657 Nov 14, 2012
II) An American Democratic Party politician, businessman, and diplomat,(Personality, please)(15 November, 1891 – 26 July, 1986) served as Secretary of Commerce under President Harry S. Truman and later as the 48th Governor of New York. He served President Franklin D. Roosevelt as special envoy to Europe and served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union and U.S. Ambassador to Britain. He served in numerous U.S. diplomatic assignments in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was a core member of the group of foreign policy elders known as "The Wise Men".

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#183658 Nov 14, 2012
III) A general in the United States Air Force, he was the vice presidential running mate of American Independent Party presidential candidate George Wallace in 1968. He is credited with designing and implementing an effective, but also controversial, systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of World War II. During the war, (Personality, please) (15 November, 1906 – 01 October, 1990) was known for planning and executing a massive bombing campaign against cities in Japan and a crippling minelaying campaign of Japan's internal waterways. After the war, he headed the Berlin airlift, then reorganized the Strategic Air Command (SAC) into an effective instrument of nuclear war.

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#183659 Nov 14, 2012
IV) A German army officer and aristocrat, (Personality, please) (15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944) was one of the leading members of the failed 20 July plot of 1944 to assassinate Germany’s leader. Along with Henning von Tresckow and Hans Oster, he was one of the central figures of the German Resistance movement within the Wehrmacht. For his involvement in the movement he was shot shortly after the failed attempt known as Operation Valkyrie.

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#183660 Nov 14, 2012
V) This former American judge and TV personality in the real-life courtroom-style show “The People's Court”, which ran in syndication from 1981 to 1993 for 2,484 episodes. This made (Personality, please) (15 November, 1919) the first judge to star in reality-based court shows.

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#183661 Nov 14, 2012
VI) He’s an American film, television, stage, and voice actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. (Personality, please) (15 November, 1929) is known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Lou Grant on both “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its spin-off series, “Lou Grant”. In 2009, he starred as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's award-winning animated film “Up”. In early 2011, he returned to television as butcher Hank Greziak in “Working Class”, the first original sitcom on cable channel CMT.

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#183662 Nov 14, 2012
VII) (Personality, please) (15 November, 1930 – 22 May, 2001) was an American actor best known for his character Grady Wilson on the 1970s television sitcom “Sanford and Son”.

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#183663 Nov 14, 2012
VIII) He had a major role in the film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “South Pacific” (1958), playing Lt. Joe Cable, the newly arrived marine about to be sent on a dangerous spy mission. In “The Crowded Sky” (1960), (Personality, please) (15 November, 1929) played a pilot who helps the Captain (Dana Andrews) steer a crippled airliner back to earth.

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#183664 Nov 14, 2012
IX) Her career began under contract with Columbia Pictures.(Personality, please)(15 November, 1934) has since had roles in more than 20 films and made guest appearances on many television shows, including “77 Sunset Strip”,“Maverick”, and “Have Gun, Will Travel”. Her performance in the 1958 film “Auntie Mame” as the snooty 'Gloria Upson' earned her a Golden Globe nomination for "New Star of the Year". She portrayed Lola in the 1959 NBC-TV detective series,“21 Beacon Street”, and Maureen O’Hara’s rival for Brian Keith’s attentions in Disney’s “Parent Trap”(1961).

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Roy, Washington

#183666 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) Popularly known as the Desert Fox,(Personality, please)(15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought.
Erwin Rommell

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

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Terran Empire

#183669 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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... back at the TOP STORIES menu ...
This used to be fun. Now it's more like work.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183670 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Z'at Denver?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is it named for James Madison?
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Are we in Dover, Delaware?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183671 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Tiny Tim was tall, not tiny.
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Um ... why am I thinking Masters & Johnson?
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Could he be made into a finger ring?
<Jack Ruby>
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<quoted text>Was that Francis Gary Powers?
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Would that be Luxembourg?
correct a+
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183672 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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$200 --- Would that be Macedonia?
$600 --- Is that Charles V?
$800 --- Is that Czechoslovakia?
correct
Philip II
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183673 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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$300 -- Is that Yosemite?
$400 -- Why am I thinking Zion?
$500 -- Is that Big Bend?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183674 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Ghengis Khan?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Babylon?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Adam Smith?
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Do we call him Sulieman?
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<quoted text>Is that Aristotle?
Pythagoras
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183675 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Just look for the nearest Roman Catholic Church.
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text> Are those the Sandanistas?
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Would that be Chichen Itza?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Allende?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183676 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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I use a small 'hour-glass' to time cooking eggs.
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Who was Eli Whitney?
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Do we still pop the cork?
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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183677 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be the Pennsylvania Gazette?
Poor Richard's Almanac
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Did we know Sofia as "Catherine, the Great"?
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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183678 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>All I can think of is 'Yale'.
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