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Presidential Trivia Quiz Show
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Presidential Trivia Quiz Show

Presidential Trivia Quiz Show

Presidential Trivia Quiz Show
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Neil McCalmont and his mother, Gina.

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Boxes of Neil's board game, U.S. Presidents: Not Your Typical Trivia Game, in the McCalmont's house.

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This week marks President's Day and Washington's Birthday. But just how much do Americans really know about the nation's leaders? Which one was a model? J.F.K.? Ford... or Eisenhower? We host a presidential quiz with an author whose book tells all you ever wanted to know about the country's presidents.

Guests:

Carter Smith, author, Presidents: Every Question Answered: Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About the Nation's Chief Executive

Ken Rudin, NPR's Political Editor

Neil McCalmont, 8-year-old presidential wiz kid; a leading presidential historian; created U.S. Presidents: Not Your Typical Trivia Game

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