Talk:Timeline of Quizbowl History

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I'm pretty sure I remember learning that College Bowl had origins in a radio program for U.S. troops during World War II. Does anyone have details on that? Jonah (talk) 22:22, 22 November 2017 (CST)

Yeah so something like that existed and it also seemed to include British troops as well from the few references that I could find. I believe that led to Transatlantic Quiz, a radio show between the US and Britain after the war that started in 1946, but it doesn't seem to have been the direct origin of College Bowl. -CC

Information Please and the first buzzer

May 17, 1938 appears to be the date of the first episode of this show. Is it correct that the first buzzers were used on the first episode? Jonah (talk) 14:45, 26 November 2017 (CST)