Name that Flyover city — December 4, 2019

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Let’s review the questions:

  1. The iconic American magazine The Saturday Evening Post is headquartered in this city.
  2. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt in this city.
  3. During WWII, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded in a neighborhood in this city.

And here are the answers:

  1. Indianapolis, IN—The Saturday Evening Post is currently published six times a year. It was published weekly from 1897 until 1963, and every two weeks until 1969.
  2. Milwaukee, WI—A Bavarian-born saloonkeeper named John Schrank tried to shoot Teddy on October 14, 1912 in front of the Gilpatrick Hotel.
  3. Omaha, NE—Very few Japanese bombs made it that far inland. But it happened to Omaha in 1945. Today, a commemorative plaque marks the spot where it happened.

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