Question of the Day
Yesterday's question asked: Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas began wearing her signature red clothing to press conferences during President Ronald Reagan’s administration. What prompted the sudden trend in fashion? Reagan mentioned that red was his wife Nancy’s favorite color; consequently, reporters had a better chance of being called upon if they wore it.
Today it's a tie: Congratulations to Ken Walker of the Tampa Bay Times, for knowing that Reagan said reporters wearing red had a better chance to be called on at press briefings, and also to John Wall, for knowing that was because Nancy Reagan's favorite color was red! Honorable mentions also go out to Andrew Milner, Karen Hansen, Charlotte LoBuono, Jade Walker, Catherine Marenghi, Irene DeBlasio, Edward Tenner, Toni Antonetti, Paul DelColle, Judge Susan Sexton, Margo Howard, Amy Zipkin, Annie M. Dance, and Alan Blaustein for all getting some part of that answer right!
As for today's question, here it is: TIME Magazine's annual "Person of the Year" tradition began almost by chance. Who was their very first "Man of the Year," and exactly why was he chosen?
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