John Steinbeck called this “one of the great songs of the world” & wanted the music & lyrics printed in one of his novels

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CLUE: John Steinbeck called this “one of the great songs of the world” & wanted the music & lyrics printed in one of his novels

ANSWER: The Battle Hymn of the Republic

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, 6 November 2023

John Steinbeck deemed “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” as a monumental piece of music and expressed a wish to incorporate its music and words into “The Grapes of Wrath,” his renowned novel. The song’s verses, penned by Julia Ward Howe in the early days of the Civil War, were made public in The Atlantic Monthly in 1862, set to the melody of “Say, Brothers, Will You Meet Us,” a tune linked with the fight against slavery.

Steinbeck’s novel, set amid the tribulations of the Great Depression and the environmental disaster known as the Dust Bowl, echoes the enduring spirit and aspirations embedded in the “Battle Hymn.” It captures the plight and resilience of the Joad family and others uprooted and seeking sustenance, paralleling the determination and hope for justice that the song evoked among Union troops during the Civil War.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Monday, 6 November 2023

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Dave Pai
Field Application Scientist
Originally Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Final Score: $10,800
Round 2 Score: $15,400
Round 1 Score: $5,600
Jilana Cotter
Senior Data Analyst
Dade City, Florida

Winning Score: $22,400
Round 2 Score: $10,600
Round 1 Score: $1,800
Brian Adams
Retired Public Educator
Big Bear Lake, California

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $5,200
Round 1 Score: $1,600

Final Jeopardy Video – Monday, 6 November 2023

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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