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History: Quiz Show Scandals, 1959

In Culture, Current Events, General Interest, History on November 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm

VanDoren

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50 years ago today former game show contestant Charles Van Doren admitted before a congressional committee that he had been fed the answers during his successful run on the game show Twenty-One.

This feature takes a look at this television scandal and its implications for today with Steve Beverly, Associate Professor of Communication Arts, Union University.

Mr. Beverly also writes for “The Game Show Fix” website.

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