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August 29th in Shep History


1956 Article It's News Today


1956 Short Stories and Columns by Shep Quo - Vadis?


1962 Radio The Other Side of Us


1963 Radio March on Washington


1964 Radio First Day in High School / Theme for Signal Corps; Girls Swimming Class


1966 Radio Archie Poem: A Flea Goes To Hollywood; Steel Mill Attire


1970 Radio Tobacco Spitting, Pinocle, and Tennis


1973 Radio The Too Heavy Soap Box Derby Car


1975 Article TaIking About Life Is Shepherd's Forte


1975 Radio Obscene Phone Call Number


2005 Article Radio Troubadour

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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 1975
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Sailing Trip to Winward Islands
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March 19, 1960
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October 28, 1949
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