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Friday, December 29, 2006

Were you paying attention in 2006? See how much you retained with our annual end-of-the-year news quiz. Outgoing New York Times editorial page editor Gail Collins joins Brian as guest quiz-master. Plus, a preview of the Spitzer inauguration with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Changing of the Guard

Dr. Alan Chartock, President of WAMC Northeast Public Radio and host of Capitol Connection, heard on WNYC at 5am on Saturdays
- on the last days of the Pataki Administration and the incoming Spitzer Administration

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Ford Explorer

Thomas DeFrank, Washington bureau chief at the Daily News
and
John Robert Greene, Professor of History and Humanities at Cazenovia College and author of The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford (University Press of Kansas)
-discuss lesser known aspects of the Gerald Ford legacy

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Old News

Gail Collins, editorial page editor at the New York Times
- quizzes listeners on the news from 2006

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2006 Brian Lehrer Show News Scholars

Today was the annual Brian Lehrer Show End-Of-The-Year News Quiz! Guest Quizmaster Gail Collins (on her last official day as New York Times Editorial Page Editor) joined Brian to see how much our listeners have retained from the headlines in 2006. Here are the official winners:

Vito Ferrante, New ...

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Gail Collins




Gail Collins

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Gail Collins, Editorial Page Editor of The New York Times, co-hosts the 2006 Brian Lehrer Show News Quiz in WNYC studios.

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