This celebrity goo was created by player Jeff Flom.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Monday, August 6, 2001 (part of Round XIV)

category: Military

clue: Let's just say George Wallace's would-be VP wouldn't have gotten the Japanese vote after Hiroshima.

explanation: LeMay was an Air Force officer (at one time Air Force Chief of Staff) who was during the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He later ran for Vice President under George Wallace in 1968. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Kelly Stokes

trivia: This goo was part of Round Fourteen, in which each goo was selected by a player. This goo was chosen by Jeff Flom, who provided a lot of information about LeMay, only a little of which made it into the actual clue.


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