publication date: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)

category: Government

clue: The problem with a military coup is that the bloodshed doesn't stop at the door of the capitol.

explanation: Amin was a military officer who seized power in Uganda in 1971. His eight-year rule was notorious for the genocide of hundreds of thousands. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, and Joy Dunn

trivia: Forest Whitaker was nominated for an Oscar in 2007 for playing Amin in The Last King of Scotland.

Oscars Week 2007 This goo was part of Oscars Week 2007.



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