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1962 Stage Shows "New Faces of 1962" - Alvin Theatre


1963 Radio Emerging Corny Looking People


1968 Live Shows Seton Hall University


1968 Radio Spy Stories


1973 Radio Shep As A Decayed Molar In First Grade Play


1975 Article On Stage, Jean Shepherd

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October 15, 2014
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Author will be portrayed
Actor Bennett Ayers will portray noted writer and storyteller Jean Shepherd (1921-99), the author of "A Christmas Story," Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site, Madison. Ayers will recount stories about Shepherd's childhood in Hammond, as well as his career in radio and as a writer, according to a press release.
>>> Batesville Herald-Tribune <<<
October 12, 2014
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Jean Shepherd's FIRST wife
Thanks to Steve Glazer we now have confirmation of the longtime rumor of Shep's 1st marriage, (before Joan Warner, 1950). It was to a girl named Barbara Mattoon who was not only from Hammond but also worked at WJOB while Shep was there. This brings the total number of wives to 4. Barbar Mattoon (1947), Joan Warner (1950), Lois Nettleton (1960-67), and Leigh Brown (1977-98).
  More about Shep's 1st wife. . .
October 11, 2014
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Early Radio Station Jobs
It had been thought that Shep was on station WLEC in Sandusky Ohio for some time in 1948, but as it turns out that was the female singer Jean Shepherd. However, it has been discovered that he did spend time at two other stations in Toledo, Ohio. These were WTOD (1947-1951) and WSPD dates unknown. His time at WKRC had been confirmed to as late as April 27, 1949, about a month more that previously thought. Thanks to Steve Glazer
  Radio Station Page. . .
September 4, 2014
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2 "new" shows from 1975-76
Thanks to Al Holt, we have possibly 2 new shows added to the database. "Worst Night" from June 30, 1975 and "Rock Collector" from July 7, 1975 "Worst Night" is an army foxhole tale and Shep follows it with a story about cramming for a Chemistry test. "Rock Collector" deals with a story of a rock collector who has accumulated 60,000 pounds of assorted rocks followed by a tale of a fictitious Montreal Expos game where they score 1119 runs in one inning! Thanks to Gary in California for the dating. See "New Finds" to the right under "Audio Archives"
July 30, 2014
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More Never Before Heard Shep Audio
Recorded for syndication and never broadcast
Mr FAT-W (Films Around The World) has released 12 new Jean Shepherd shows never before released. These are available as 12 single audio CDs @ $14.99 each.
  Shepstore. . .
>>> Films Around the World website. . . <<<

 

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Airdate: December 30, 1964

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Summer Incident
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June 14, 1959
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Frontiers of Faith
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July 25, 1961
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July 30, 1961
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Southern Baptist Hour
 
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