No. 488: "Histortainment"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Oct. 10 2000 3:00 AM

No. 488: "Histortainment"

"We are in the entertainment business," says Peter Herschend of Silver Dollar City Inc. "We're not in the business of history." His Branson, Mo., company, known for its self-proclaimed Christian values and its creation of Dollywood, will bring its casual attitude to history to the Southern heritage theme park it's building in Stone Mountain, Ga., birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan. Name one of the planned attractions.

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Friday's Question (No. 487)—"Some Shun Fashion":

"It was a fashion, and nothing is more unfashionable than a fashion that is out of fashion." Who said this about what?

"Justice Scalia, preparing his latest assault on habeas corpus.—Will Vehrs

"George W. Bush, about reading books."—Evan Cornog

"I don't want to be a bore, but frankly I take the Milosevic years a little more seriously than that."—Greg Diamond

"Sounds like Gloria Steinem is having second thoughts about her recent sigheh."—Tom Tegtmeyer

"That Demi Moore just can't stop talking about her breasts."—Steven L. Hellerman

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