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1961 Radio The Ground Sniffers


1963 Radio Troop Train Ernie


1964 Radio Dawn Strickland's Valentine's Day Party


1966 Radio Luv, Brits Dump on American Culture, Valentine's Day


1972 Live Shows Rider College


1973 Radio A Valentines Day Perspective


1974 Radio Pepito the Monkey, Pickled peppers Disasters (Red and Green Things)


1975 Radio Valentine's Day Party


1977 Radio Film of Old Berlin

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October 18, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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December 1958
Stage Shows
Look Charlie
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November 16, 1966
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Princeton University
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October 20, 1970
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2's Company
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December 1, 1971
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Advertising Club
Notes 01-29-2016

August 16, 1975
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Jean Shepherd: Storyteller par excellence
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1971
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Trains
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February 2, 1957
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Midnight Jazz Concert At Town Hall Saturday
 
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