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April 05, 2014 April 5, 1965 - Back to Witchcraft
 
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Witchcraft as a viable alternative and why it will happen
March 13, 2014 January 27, 1968 - Dayak Curse - Flick's Tongue
 
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Shep opens show talking about the previous portion of the show on which he played a recording of a Dayak curse. For the rest of the show he goes about telling the story of being a kid and their involvement in kid mythology - and the original telling of the famous Flick's Tongue story.
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January 26, 2014 January 16, 1964 - The Great Indiana Blizzard
 
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A show dedicated to the cold weather, Shep talks about a REAL blizzard he experienced as a kid.
January 25, 2014 December 1, 1976 - Teddy Bears, Shoveling Snow for $$$
 
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Shep talks about kooky chicks in the Village, Teddy Bears, and closes with a childhood story about "Earning Dough Shoveling Snow". This episode survives intact from WOR on Dec 01, 1976, as well as being cut down to a half-hour syndicated version. This is restored and uncut, complete as broadcast.
December 22, 2013 December 24, 1964 - Christmas cards reflect the times
 
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Shep talks about the changing look of the traditional Christmas Card
November 27, 2013 November 26, 1963 - The Ugly American
 
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Shep continues his discussion from the previous night's show
November 24, 2013 November 28, 1963 - Shadows and Haiku
 
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Shep continues the week with no opening theme song and talks about the shadows of history and closes by reading some Haiku
November 23, 2013 November 25, 1963 - Kennedy Assassination
 
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Shep talks about the assasination and politics in general. How they affect our lives.
November 09, 2013 1976/77 - Army War Games
 
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Shep tells about the time Company K took part in war games and got caught.
October 06, 2013 August 8, 1975 - Mean Mess Hall
 
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The original story as told by Shep from the new book "Shep's Army"
September 28, 2013 September 27, 1965 - Surrealism / First Car and License / Toys
 
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With Ballet Mecanic playing in the background, Shep discusses "toys that give power over one's enviroment". Shep's toy taxicab - "Amos 'n' Andy's Fresh Air Taxicab" The "Sandy Andy" The rubber ducky and rubber dagger "The Dick Tracy Crimebuster's Kit." The most educational toy he ever got was on his 16th birthday - his driver's license. Shep recalls his first car.
August 25, 2013 August 29, 1963 - March on Washington
 
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Shep describes the bus ride down, and his observations of how things went once they were there. He doesn't tell about the events themselves, but discusses what went on around him. How the people acted, and how organized things were.
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