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1956 Article Disk Jockey Writes Book To War on the 'Day People'


1957 Jazz Jazz Under The Stars


1962 Article RALLYE RESULTS


1962 Article SPORTS CAR RALLYE


1962 Radio My House on Cleveland Street


1965 Radio Shepherd in the Lion's Den


1966 Radio Getting Better All The Time? Bowery Barmaids


1973 Radio Insects, The "Don't Work" Theory


1974 Radio Pulp Detectives & Classic Cars


1975 Radio Czar of the Radio Station


1976 Radio Kids Camps and Spinoffs

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May 3, 2013
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3 Tony Award Nominations
A Christmas Story - The Musical
Best Musical Best Original Score Best Book of a Musical
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March 12, 2013
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Shep with football and Dawn - Courtesy Bill Ek and Steve Glazer
VERY Early Shep
and first love Dawn Strickland
Steve Glazer has been doing a lot of research into who is fact and fiction in Shep's stories and in recent weeks we have added a lot of content in the people section. (See "What's New" in the bottom of the next column) He was able to make contact with Dawn Strickland's son. According to Shep on his 8-6-69 show, she lived across the street and was his 'first love'. Shep is the kid holding the football with the signiture cleft in his chin. Shep always spoke of living on Cleveland Street, but he was born in Chicago where he lived until mid Kindergarten and then lived in East Chicago, Indiana where he met Dawn. He then moved to Cleveland St in Hammond to start 2nd grade.
February 20, 2013
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Matthew Callan
The Man Behind The Brilliant Media Hoax Of "I, Libertine"
By: Matthew Callan
Matthew Callan wrote an interesting article on The Awl concerming Sheps early WOR radio career and the story behind "I, Libertine" "In the 1950s, a DJ named Jean Shepherd hosted a late-night radio show on New York's WOR that was unlike any before or since. On these broadcasts, he delivered dense, cerebral monologues, sprinkled with pop-culture tidbits and vivid stretches of expert storytelling. . .
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February 5, 2013
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The Winter of Our Discontent
by John M. Whalen
John sums up an interesting story about the recent find of King Richard III remains with a classic Shep quote.
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February 4, 2013
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courtesy Don Knowlton
New Shep Blog
Jean Shepherd Quest
Jean Shepherd Author and Historian Eugene B. Bergmann has begun a blog in his 'quest for Shep'. Watch for new entries as he is inspired to open our eyes to more conversation about Shep.
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Airdate: July 15, 1965

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December 1, 2003
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Duty, Honor, Victory:
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March 10, 2004
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Where Does It Happen:
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December 5, 2005
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NEW PARTRIDGE DICT SLANG
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August 1, 2006
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Natural Selection:
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June 1, 2009
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1959: The Year Everything Changed
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November 24, 2009
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The Jazz Loft Project:
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November 26, 2009
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America's Film Legacy:
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May 5, 2010
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Understanding Children as Consumers
 
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