Flunking Out: Senate Candidates Muff a Quiz

Senate candidates muff a quiz

In aggressively erudite Boston, a television reporter Last week asked all the candidates for a U.S. Senate seat a series of factual questions, most of them on defense and foreign affairs. None of the ten knew all the answers. One candidate for the Democratic nomination got every question wrong. The quiz might have been suitable for a Secretary of State, contended Holyoke Community College President Da vid Bartley, but not for a Senate candidate.

The inquisitions were broadcast on WBZ-TV. "The intent was not to humiliate," insisted News Director...

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