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Anyone have room for a TV show? 'It's Academic' is seeking a new home.

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Six years after the 1961 debut of "It's Academic," Washington's high school quiz show, Giant Food signed on as its chief sponsor. Israel "Izzy" Cohen, owner of the supermarket chain, thought it was important to offer support.

"The reason was that Izzy Cohen, the son of immigrants, was raised with the idea that education is the one thing that nobody can take away from you," said Susan Altman, the show's executive producer and daughter of the founder, Sophie Altman.

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