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The Great American News Quiz
November 29, 2012
Here's it is: the return of the Great American News Quiz! This week: The Bad Parents Edition! As featured on The O'Reilly Factor on Thursday, November 29, 2012.
1. Kate "Ma" Barker was the mother of four sons who terrorized the Midwest in the 1930's. She helped her sons plan robberies, kidnappings and murders. The 1974 movie "Big, Bad Mama" was based on her life.The Barker Gang was brought down when they messed with the wrong guy. They kidnapped a wealthy businessman who had close ties to which U.S. President?
   Calvin Coolidge
   Herbert Hoover
   Franklin Roosevelt
   Harry Truman
2. OJ Simpson was charged with murdering Nicole Brown, the mother of two of his children. In what was called "the trial of the century", Simpson was found not guilty in 1995. Despite his acquittal in a criminal court, a civil jury found Simpson liable for the wrongful death of his ex-wife and Ron Goldman. To pay for damages, O.J. was forced to sell what prized possession?
   His Super Bowl rin
   His Heisman trophy
   His original Bills jersey
   His rookie of the year trophy
3. Many across the nation were shocked when Casey Anthony was found not guilty in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. Caylee Anthony wasn't reported missing for a whole month. During this time Casey found time to get a tattoo on her shoulder. What does the tattoo say?
   Carpe Diem
   It's never too late
   Familia
   Bella Vita
4. Michael Jackson was revered for his musical talent but often blasted for his parenting decisions. In 2002, Jackson was trying to get a reaction from his fans and instead was blasted by the media for putting his baby in such danger by holding him out of the window high above the crowd. Where did this dangerous display happen?
   Paris, France
   Stockholm, Sweden
   Rome, Italy
   Berlin, Germany
5. In addition to running the Gambino Crime Family, John Gotti was also the father of five. His family suffered a tragedy in 1980 when his youngest son Frank was killed by a driver while riding his bike. What happened to the man driving the car?
   He was found murdered
   Gotti forgave him
   He turned himself in right away
   He vanished


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