Apr 242013
 

In this episode of the Wait Wait… Jake Tapper is the longtime chief White House correspondent for ABC News and has just written a new book called The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor.

We’ve invited him to play a game called “It’s Mr. Bojangles to you.” Three questions for a guy named Tapper about an actual tapper: Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, who some say was one of the greatest tap dancers of all time.

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I’m Carl Kasell, and here again is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: We’re listening back to some of our favorite Not My Job guests of recent months. And one way a notable and important person can become one of our favorite guests is to talk about something other than why they are important and notable.

KASELL: Case in point, new CNN anchor and Chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper. You may know him for his years of political reporting, or his book about the Afghanistan war.

SAGAL: But when he joined us in December, along with Adam Felber, Brian Babylon and Amy Dickinson, we just wanted to ask him about his date with Monica Lewinsky.

(LAUGHTER)

JAKE TAPPER: It was one nice dinner date and it was certainly nothing…

(LAUGHTER)

 

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