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For Whom the Bell Tolls

December 2, 2007 9:00 PM

Treading where precious few of his guests have dared go, Jerry Springer is headed to college. The host of NBC Universal’s boisterous talk show will visit some of the nation’s top campuses next year to share outrageous tales and behind-the-scenes moments from “The Jerry Springer Show,” currently in its 17th season in syndication. The “Jerry Goes Back to School” tour, which is being organized by the American Program Bureau of Newton, Mass., will take Mr. Springer to American University, UCLA, Georgia Tech, the University of Pittsburgh, Florida International University, Wayne State University, Sacramento State University and others. Students will get a chance to ask the host questions during the visits, which will be moderated by a member of the school’s faculty or by a student body member. “I’m thinking this should be a mandatory class for all college students,” Mr. Springer said in a statement. “But the good news is there won’t be any homework, midterms or finals, just a fun night with me and some great moments from our outrageous show.”
—Tom Gilbert

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