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April 28th in Shep History

1959 Live Shows Fordham University

1963 Television 1963 Tony Awards

1964 Radio Five Hour Day

1965 Radio What is Talent? Isolation (NATION - INDIVIDUAL)

1966 Radio With Doppler at the Dump

1972 Radio Telephones, Placebos, Uniforms, Pigs, Aunt Clara

1972 Radio Witch Doctor

1973 Live Shows Princeton University

1976 Radio Bass Fishing

1979 Live Shows Dayton Amateur Radio Association

1983 Radio NPR - All Things Considered - Summers Coming: Don't Blow it This Year (2:00)

1985 Article 'Jean Shepherd's America' ego-trips through host's whims and whimpers

2009 Books Seven Pleasures:

2015 Books It Came From Ohio!: My Life As a Writer

Recent News
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 <<<
July 4, 2015

The Return of Ludlow Kissel
by John M Whalen
It's that time of year again. Every Fourth of July I bring back this blog I wrote back in 2012, which extols the virtues of Mr. Jean Shepherd and his famous story of Ludlow Kissell and the Dago Bomb that struck back.
>>> Read John's full story <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: February 20, 2016
A Salute to WOR Radio
Airdate: January 20, 1974

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