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Austin American Statesman

One pop quiz doesn't seem to sway perception

As race heats up, will the intelligence question harm Bush?

by Jena Heath and Ken Herman
November 28, 1999 Page A1

This article is copyright (c) Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P. We are awaiting reprint permission.

In the newspaper, but not available now on the Austin American-Statesman website, appeared two photographs. The captions are:

In interviews, such as this one for 'Meet the Press,' Gov. George W. Bush is bent on showing that he's a decisive man of action, not an egghead. Aides say he prefers to learn through talking, not studying.

Reporter Andy Hiller challenged Gov. George W. Bush to a pop quiz on world leaders during this television interview in early November.