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November 28th in Shep History

1962 Radio Generalized Love

1963 Radio Shadows and Haiku

1968 Radio Turkeys and Thanksgiving

1969 Radio Steel Mill Workers

1970 Radio Wilbur Duckworth & His Magic Baton

1973 Radio Motels (Repeat)

1974 Television "The Great American Balloon Adventure"

1974 Radio Traditional Football - Thanksgiving

2001 Article Jean Shepherd classics get new life

2004 Article Ralphie, the lamp, the BB gun and why we love them

2004 Article 'Story' keeps its spirit on stage

Recent News
November 20, 2015

Jean Shepherd's "A Christmas Story"
The Truth Behind The Classic Movie
An Illustrated Lecture by Steven Glazer who explains many of the stories behind the Story.
  Time and Location. . .
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 <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: November 21, 2015
Thanksgiving in the Army
Airdate: November 23, 1972

What's New
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Notes 11-27-2015

January 26, 1968
Live Shows
Middlesex Hgh School
Notes 11-27-2015

June 25, 1973
The Bill Smith Show
Notes 11-26-2015

April 12, 1962
Mike Wallace - "PM"
Notes 11-24-2015

November 27, 1957
Live Shows
Carnegie Hall
Notes 11-23-2015

May 2, 1961
Jack Parr Show
Notes 11-23-2015

February 23, 1973
Live Shows
Newark State College
Notes 11-23-2015

June 4, 1976
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 11-23-2015

December 5, 1976
Live Shows
Fairleigh Dickinson
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