Saturday, June 06, 2015

Ruth Feldman, R. I. P. Ruth Duskin Feldman, who died on May 18 at 80, was a regular panelist, and perhaps the best known of the comparatively few girls, on “The Quiz Kids,” the torrentially popular show of the 1940s. Broadcast nationwide from Chicago on NBC, it tested its young combatants weekly with rigorous questions in math, science, literature and much else. (“What would I be carrying home,” one question ran, “if I brought an antimacassar, a dinghy, a sarong and an apteryx?”)  

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Deb said...

For a moment, I thought this was Ruthann Friedman who wrote the Association hit "Windy".