‘Jeopardy!’ Producers Say Controversial Question Was Mistake

Producers of the game show “Jeopardy!” have apologized for a clue that waded into political hot water involving Israeli control of the West Bank.

  • Published 14 January 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the game show “Jeopardy!” have apologized for a clue that waded into political hot water involving Israeli control of the West Bank, saying an incorrect version of the show was sent to television stations. A game shown last Friday asked contestants to identify the location of famous churches. One clue was “Built in 300s AD, the Church of the Nativity.” Contestant Katie Needle answered, “What is Palestine?” and host… Read at AP News