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October 28th in Shep History

1949 Radio Shep begins romote broadcasts

1963 Radio Blind Obedience

1969 Radio Halftime Shows

1974 Radio Mugging of Moog

1975 Radio Stark Realism, Tollgate Salesman

1976 Radio Private Games

2003 Facts "A Christmas Story" Book released

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: July 30, 2016
Summer Festivals and the Whoopie Instinct
Airdate: July 28, 1965

What's New
  Post Date Description
Notes 10-25-2016

December 26, 1971
Notes 10-24-2016

January 1964
The Light Fantastic
Notes 10-17-2016

March 8, 1966
The Indominable Spirit of Man
Notes 10-2-2016

September 25, 1963
Army Taps, ASTP
Notes 10-2-2016

April 6, 1979
Live Shows
Camden County College
Notes 09-30-2016

March 16, 1982
Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters
Notes 09-21-2016

Hurling Invectives
Notes 09-19-2016

June 2007
Jean Shepherd and His TV America
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