Happy Birthday Charles van Doren

Today is a big day for birthday’s. Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin both share their number 200th today. But another interesting birthday is being celebrated today as well. It is the 83rd birthday of Charles van Doren, the man who infamously cheated in the 1950s game show scandal. Here is his full explanation of the scandal, which he wrote for the New Yorker last year. Here is a writeup on the scandal from PBS.

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