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The BBC's Nick Bryant reports
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Thursday, 13 January, 2000, 09:42 GMT
Hillary Clinton does Letterman

Hillary and David Hillary Clinton trades jokes with David Letterman


Hillary Clinton has tried to give her campaign in the New York Senate race a boost by appearing on one of US television's most popular talk shows.

Chat show host David Letterman has been a harsh critic of Mrs Clinton's, saying she is a carpet-bagger with few real connections to New York.


Match Hillary's New York knowledge
1. What is the New York state bird?
2. What is the New York state tree?
3. New York borders on which two of the Great Lakes?
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I knew if I was going to run for Senate, I was going to have to come and sit in this chair and talk to the big guy.
Hillary Clinton

Quiz Answers
1. Red-Breasted Bluebird
2. Sugar Maple
3. Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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Mr Giuliani, asked whether he would be watching Mrs Clinton's appearance, said that he often did watch David Letterman, but remained vague about whether he would be tuning in to see the First Lady.

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