Today, former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs won his “Jeopardy! Power Players” match, earning $50,000 on behalf of Pine Hills Literacy Project, an organization that strives to improve reading skills and develop a lifelong love of reading for students in first through sixth grade. The project is conducted in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club in Auburn, Ala. Gibbs set up the program to give greater educational opportunities to those in his hometown.
Gibbs defeated Lizzie O’Leary (CNN) and Chris Matthews (MSNBC “Hardball” and NBC “The Chris Matthews Show”). As runner-ups, they received $10,000 for their special causes. O’Leary played for 826DC and Matthews competed for La Salle College High School.
Tune-in tomorrow to watch Power Players Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Faber and Dana Perino face off in front of an audience of thousands at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. For more details, please visit www.jeopardy.com/powerplayers or www.wjla.com/jeopardy.