Stan’s Triviabits

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n I Dream of Genius: Actress Barbara Eden of “I Dream of Jeannie” sitcom fame is a direct descendant of Benjamin Franklin through her grandfather, a native of Germantown, Pa.

n What’s the diff?: “Autobiography” and “memoir” aren’t exactly synonymous. An autobiography generally covers a person’s entire life, while a memoir generally highlights a specific period in a person’s life.

The slogan “Ideas for Life” is currently being used by:

A) A consumer electronics company

B) A drug company

C) A breakfast-cereal company

D) A career-training institute

Wednesday’s answer: Future President John F. Kennedy received the 1957 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for his book “Profiles in Courage.”

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