True story from Channel 5, Fox in DC...:
This morning they reported that there is a nerw part of the Miss America
pageant, a general knowledge quiz. Of five contestants asked, four of them
could not give the significance of Dec 7, 1941, and two of them did not know
who the VP was.
One candidate, Miss Illinois, walked offstage in frustration, after not
being able to anser the VP question...
One of the five candidates was able to get both questions right.
One announcer remarked that that is a sign of the calibre of the school
system, the other said it reflected more on the candidates...
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