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Spelling Bee
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Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee
Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: MYLA GOLDBERG Author of Bee Season (Doubleday, 2000) DIANE OBRIAN Judge for the Minneapolis school district Spelling Bee Former director of public relations for Minnesota State Planning Agency NUPUR LALA 1999 winner of the National Spelling Bee SCOTT ISAACS 1989 winner of the National Spelling Bee 1st year student at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (in Portland, Oregon) In a world of fragmented e-mails and computer spell-checkers, a celebration of spelling may seem archaic. But spelling bees have retained their popularity, and have even become one of ESPN's biggest draws for viewers. Are spelling bees about academic excellence, or are they just a brainier version of beauty contests? Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at Spelling Bee culture.

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