Herb Stempel

Game Show Contestatnt
Born Dec 19, 1926

Herbert Milton "Herb" Stempel is a television game show contestant and subsequent whistle blower on the fraudulent nature of the industry, in what became known as the quiz show scandals. His rigged six-week appearance as a winning contestant on the 1950s show Twenty One ended in an equally rigged defeat by Columbia University teacher and literary scion Charles Van Doren.… Read More

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