The Great American Quiz Show

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  • Barbara Eden

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  • Tony Randall

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  • Isabel Sanford

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  • John Davidson

    Himself/Host

  • Alaina Reed Hall

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  • "The Great American Quiz Show" was filmed Live at Fanueil Hall in Boston,Massachusetts with Barbara Eden starring with Tony Randall,Isabel Sanford,Marc Price and John Davidson hosting.The show was Great and was filmed Live at Fanueil Hall in Boston,Massachusetts.More than 250 people were in the audience in Fanueil Hall in Boston,Massachusetts for the special show.The show was locally produced by Channel 7 WNEV TV (They are now known as WHDH) in Boston,Massachusetts The show was produced by Marcia Mule'.David Gosey Directed.Jonathan Baxter,Andrew Reikes,Maria Sullivan,and George Vago were the Associate Directors.Theodore Bogosian was the Senior Producer.Steve Schlow was the Executive Producer.Bill Springer was Technical Director.Production manager was Matthew Mixon.Cary Friedman was the lighting director.Michael Williams was the Engineering Supervisior.Chris Clausen was the announcer.Ed Asner,Ed Bradley,Larry,Darryl,And Darryl,Dennis Franz,Rich Little,Tom Poston,Dan Rather,Alaina Reed,Yakov Smirnoff,Livingston Taylor,Meshach Taylor,and Meredith Vieira were in the show via pre recorded video.Michael Sandorse was the Engineering Crew Chief.Richard Collier was the Production Assistant.Rich Larsen did the public address.John Gunnison Wiseman,Lisa Linden,and Kelly Clawson did the set.Bruce Marson was the Executive in Charge of Programming of the show.Music by Erik Lindgren.Poll information was courtesy of The Hearst Corporaton.Limousines were provided by Mystic Valley Limousine and Madison Avenue Limousine.Accomadations were provided by the Omni Parker House in Boston,Massachusetts.Visuals were courtsey of the Trustees of the Museum of Our Natural Heritage and the Trustees of the Boston Public Library.The show aired in Boston,Massachusetts area and later was syndicated in some areas.The show was a We The People production.Sponsored in part by Digital,New England Telephone,and Dunkin Donuts.The show was closed captioned for the hearing impaired with funding provided by these companies.The show was in color.Jim Davis,a photographer in 1987 for "The Boston Hearld" newspaper took photos for publicity.moreless

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    • Barbara Eden answered 7 questions right because she took a chance with some of the questions.Barbara Eden enjoyed doing the show very much in fact it pointed out to her why so many people are at odds and argue about legal points because they don't know the Constitution that well.Barbara Eden enjoyed doing "The Great American Quiz Show" Barbara Eden thought it was Great! She enjoyed it. Tony Randall answered 10 questions right.Tony Randall said the US is a very young country though we have one of the oldest governments on earth.Countries much older than we are have much younger governments.Our Country has endured longer than any other country now in force on earth and it is because of our Constitution that has held our country together. Isabel Sanford answered 8 questions right.Isabel Sanford said she was amazingly surprised and that she learned quite a bit herself doing the show and it was Lovely doing the show. Marc Price answered 8 questions right.Marc Price said he was 19 and doing the show he was surprised he didn't know as much about the Constitution and doing the show inspired him to learn more about the Constitution. John Davidson said hosting the show inspired him to learn more about the Constitution.He was surprised by how much he didn't know until hosting the show.

    • John Davidson asked Question 12 True Or False? The US Constitution allows a citizen to preach revolution? Barbara Eden said the answer was False,because she thinks we are allowed to express our opinion though she doesn't think we are allowed to preach an over throw of government by force and that's what she thinks is revolution. Tony Randall said the answer was True. Isabel Sanford said the answer was True. Marc Price said the answer was True. According to the public opinion poll 44% thought the answer was True and 51% thought the answer was False and 5% didnt know. Yakov Smirnoff gave the correct answer is True.

    • John Davidson asked Question 11 True or False? According to the 1St Amendment a citizen has the right to publish anything? Barbara Eden said the answer was True. Tony Randall said the answer was True. Isabel Sanford said the answer was True. Marc Price said the answer was True. According to the public opinion poll 43% thought the answer was True and 54% thought the answer was False and 3% didn't know. Ed Bradley gave the correct answer which was False.

    • John Davidson asked Question 10 True Or False? True Or False? The US Constitution allows a state legalize marijuana within it's borders. Barbara Eden said the answer was False,because she thinks it's a federal affair. Tony Randall said the answer was True. Isabel Sanford said the answer was False. Marc Price said the answer was False. According to the public opinion poll 28% thought the answer was True and 68% thought the answer was False and 4% didn't know. Livingston Taylor gave the correct answer which was True.

    • John Davidson asked Question 9 True Or False? The states under the protection of the US Constutution have th right to declare an official state prayer? Barbara Eden said the answer was False because everyone has their own special way of praying. Tony Randall said the answer was False. Isabel Sanford said the answer was False. Marc Price said the answer was False. According to the public opinion poll 45% thought the answer was True and 49% thought the answer was False and 6% didn't know. Ed Asner gave the correct answer which was False.

    • John Davidson asked Question 8 True Or False? Only important issues can be appealed to the Supreme Court? Barbara Eden said the answer was False,because she believes that all issues can be appealed that does not necessarily mean that the Supreme Court will hear the case. Tony Randall said the answer was True though changed his answer and said False. Isabel Sanford said the answer was False. Marc Price said the answer was True though changed his answer and said False. Accordng to the public opinion poll 85% thought the answer was True and 12% thought the answer was False and 3% didn't know. Alaina Reed gave the correct answer which was False.

    • John Davidson asked Question 7 True Or False? The US Constitution insures that a citizen cannot be tried twice for the same crime? Barbara Eden said the answer was True. Tony Randall said the answer was True. Isabel Sanford said the answer was True. Marc Price said the answer was True. According to the public opinion poll 69% thought the answer was True and 29% thought the answer was False and percent didn't know. Dennis Franz gave the correct answer which was True.

    • John Davidson said they were doing Great answering the questions and asked them how they knew the answers. Barbara Eden said that some of it's logical,those men who wrote the Constitution were very wise men and Alot of the Constitution is just common sense. Tony Randall said he thought his education was better than the average education because all the surveys are right that American education is very bad especially about American History. Isabel Sanford said when she went to school there were alot of True and False Questions so it was 50 50 with her. Marc Price said he was only 19 years old and he didn't know what the Constitution was until he came to do the show.

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