November 27, 2020

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Alex Trebek – WSJ

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Game show hosts aren’t usually the subject of editorials, but we’ll make an exception for Alex Trebek, the longtime “Jeopardy” host who died Sunday at age 80 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. Millions of Americans will miss the man who presided over a 30-minute cerebral diversion from life’s daily consternation.

Born in Ontario, Trebek was a journalist before he began hosting game shows. In 1984 the producer Merv Griffin gave him the chance to host a revival of “Jeopardy,” and Trebek’s run in that role lasted 37 years and…

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