Remembering Quizmaster Mac McGarry

Remembering Quizmaster Mac McGarry

For five decades Mac McGarry was a fixture of Saturday morning television in Washington, hosting the teen quiz bowl "It's Academic." McGarry died last week at age 87. We revisit his 2005 interview with Kojo.

For five decades Mac McGarry was a fixture of Saturday morning television in Washington, hosting the teen quiz bowl "It's Academic." But McGarry's career also included gigs as radio announcer, disc jockey and talk-show host. McGarry died last week at age 87. Kojo revisits his 2005 interview with McGarry.

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.