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July 27th in Shep History

1957 Radio Saturday Morning Show begins - 10:15am to 12:00 Noon

1957 Radio First Saturday show in the 10:15am to Noon time slot

1958 Auto Rally Village Voice Car Rallye

1962 Radio Arcturus

1965 Radio Personal Radio Hell

1966 Radio Cleaning Out the Files

1972 Radio Gehrig Aims For The Old Man

1973 Radio Just Messin' Around

1976 Radio Secret Panels and Dungeons

1986 Live Shows Clinton NJ

2010 Books The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio

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 <<<


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Replay Date: July 02, 2016
4th of July in the Army
Airdate: July 3, 1963

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WSAI - 1360 AM
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Tommy Van Hoose
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October 28, 1949
Shep begins romote broadcasts
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January 24, 1973
Radio and the Electronics Wiz
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Johnny Anderson
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WTOD - 1560 AM
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First radio job at WWAE Hammond
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