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Quiz Show ‘It’s Academic’ Gets Creative

Here’s one example of how the coronavirus is affecting It’s Academic, the world’s longest-running TV quiz show: The other day, a contestant competed on his phone in his car, which was parked outside a library because the WiFi was better there than at his house. Above, Hillary Howard, host of It’s Academic, tapes segments of the high school quiz show in her Arlington, Va., home. (Photo: Dave Statter)


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