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Orson Welles Describes Offer for Rigged Quiz Show

November 1, 2009 |  8:00 am

Nov. 1, 1959, Orson Welles
Nov. 1, 1959, Welles

Nov. 1, 1959, Alfred Hitchcock
Nov. 1, 1959, Sports

Nov. 1, 1959: Orson Welles says he turned down an offer to pose as a genius on a TV quiz show, explaining that he knew nothing about baseball and would miss all such questions. A producer told him: “We're not going to ask you any questions you don't know.”

Art Buchwald interviews Alfred Hitchcock in Paris and the director has quite a few clever things to say … USC beats Cal and UCLA loses to the Huskies.