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November 27th in Shep History

1957 Live Shows Pratt Institute - Blood Drive Rally

1957 Live Shows Carnegie Hall

1961 Radio On the List

1962 Radio Disasters, Getting Fired

1963 Radio JFK Followup

1964 Radio Sign For Back of Your Car, Getting Ahead At Work

1965 Radio Hillbilly Show; Guest: Announcer Andre Baruch

1970 Radio Three Bus Stories

1971 Books Booksigning - "Wanda Hickey..."

1972 Radio Wilbur Duckworth And The Liquid Detergent Truck

1974 Radio Thanksgiving in the Army

1974 Radio Nothing But Commercials

1975 Radio H.S. Football

2006 Article Shorthand for a Holiday: Ralphie, the BB Gun and the Flagpole

Recent News
November 20, 2015

Jean Shepherd's "A Christmas Story"
The Truth Behind The Classic Movie
An Illustrated Lecture by Steven Glazer who explains many of the stories behind the Story.
  Time and Location. . .
October 18, 2015

Shep Childhood Home Home Historic Presercation Announcement
2907 Cleveland Street
On October 16, 2015 on the anniversary of Shep's passing, Nick Mantis announced his nomination of the house at 2907 Cleveland Street for historical preservation citing that there are no monuments or statues that commemorate one of America's greatest storytellers. Nick is the filmmaker of the upcoming documentary "Shep".
  2907 Cleveland Street
>>> Youtube Video <<<
September 8, 2015

1971 KRAB Interview
On October 23, 1971, as part of promoting his book Wanda Hickey . . . , Jean Shepherd and Leigh Brown were Interviewed by Greg Palmer, Lorenzo W Milam and Helen Norton - KRAB radio in Seattle Washington. The interview lasted about 2 hours and can be heard at the link below.
>>> Link to KRAB webpage and interview <<<
August 9, 2015

The Story of Schwartz
Updated information
Thanks to extensive research on the part of Steve Glazer, we now know that Schwartz was not 'shot down over Italy' as Shep wrote in his book "InGod We Trust. . . "
  Read what really happened here. . .
July 8, 2015
Tom with his autographed Red Ryder
Region broadcaster, TV personality Tom Higgins dies at 82
Interviewed Shep May 15, 1995
Tom Higgins, a longtime Northwest Indiana broadcaster and newsman known for his wry sense of humor and quick wit, died Tuesday at age 82 after a three-year battle with cancer. Tom was working for WYIN Channel 56 - Gary Indiana when he interviewed Shep and presented him with a Toledo Mudhens baseball cap. Shep was in town to receive an award at Indiana University.
  The Tom Higgens Interview
>>> NWI Times Article <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: November 21, 2015
Thanksgiving in the Army
Airdate: November 23, 1972

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November 27, 1957
Live Shows
Carnegie Hall
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May 2, 1961
Jack Parr Show
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February 23, 1973
Live Shows
Newark State College
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June 4, 1976
Live Shows
Princeton University
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December 5, 1976
Live Shows
Fairleigh Dickinson
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May 4, 1991
Live Shows
Wilmington College
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March 2, 1988
Business Ventures
Pholly, Inc
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Gravy Boat Riot
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