Fred Thompson by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

Neil


Runner(s)-Up:

GrahamJ
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Quiz Description

In honor of Mr. Thompson, a little quiz. But first, make sure to get a reverse mortgage for the one you love.

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Questions:

Fred Thompson was also credited by his full name at times as Fred [BLANK] Thompson.

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Dalton [Interestingly enough, Fred is his nickname. His real name is Freddy.]

In Die Hard 2, Fred played chief air traffic controller Trudeau in charge of THIS AIRPORT.

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Dulles International Airport

Fred also played an admiral serving aboard WHAT AIRCRAFT CARRIER in "The Hunt for Red October." His line "This business will get out of control and we'll be lucky to live through it" is often the mantra for many a forlorn sports fan midseason.

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USS Enterprise

Thompson served as the campaign manager for THIS TN SENATOR'S re-election run in 1972. It would pay off within a year.

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Howard Baker

Thompson is sometimes credited with penning WHAT ELEVEN WORD QUESTION asked by the answer to Q4 during the Watergate Hearings?

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What did the President know and when did he know it?

Thompson reprised his most famous role from Law & Order for the pilot episode of THIS 2006 MID-SEASON REPLACEMENT SERIES. In it, Alexandra Cabot returns to New York City and becomes a Bureau Chief ADA supervising a group of young but talented assistant district attorneys after a stint in the Witness Protection Program. It lasted thirteen episodes.

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Conviction

Thompson was elected to the Senate to fill the final years of THIS MAN'S term, who moved on to a bigger job up the road two years earlier.

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Al Gore

After not running in 2002, Thompson was replaced by THIS TN SENATOR in 2003?

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Lamar Alexander

In 2005, Thompson was appointed by President Bush to head an informal committee to help move along the appointment of THIS SCOTUS JUSTICE.

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John Roberts

Thompson was on the legal defense team and raised $5 million for the defense fund for THIS MAN, Cheney's Chief of Staff. He was convicted of perjury in the Valerie Plame affair and his sentence was later commuted by President Bush.

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Lewis "Scooter" Libby

In 2006, Thompson was made the vacation replacement for THIS RADIO COMMENTATOR who made sure to let him how his stories always ended. (edited at 8:28 pm, November 1, 2015 (MST))

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Paul Harvey

While Thompson never made it to the Presidency, he did play one on TV. Thompson depicted THIS PRESIDENT in the HBO film "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" (edited at 8:29 pm, November 1, 2015 (MST))

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U.S. Grant