U.S. Education Secretary Loses on Jeopardy

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Nov 22, 2006 9:20 AM

To Lenny from "Laverne and Shirley."

Now, this kind of thing is a huge P.R. gamble. There's much to lose and not a lot to gain, so I'm not sure why a high-level government official signs on for it. After all, if you win, it's just a game, and you were expected to win anyway. If you lose, though, it's a news story for a whole cycle.

On the bright side, maybe it could revitalize Michael McKean's career and this idea.