This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Steve, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 (part of Winter 2013)

category: Television

clue: Known for political speech writing and an iconic movie role, this goo first gained national attention by giving away his own money on TV.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Scott Horowitz, and Scott Hardie

Born in DC: Washington isn't just the capital of the nation; it's a bustling city with a unique culture. These five Americans were all born in the District of Columbia. This theme was created by Steve West.

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