He was the Washington region’s quizmaster for 50 years.
May 14, 2011 Chester Reis attaches a microphone to “It’s Academic” host Mac McGarry before the taping of the 2011 season finale, featuring the best teams of the year. The show was produced by the Washington NBC affiliate. McGarry died Dec. 12 at his home in Potomac, Md. He was 87. Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post Buy Photo