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Summary

Letters
Airdate: 1972

WOR Show
Original Airing

Last Update: 12-12-2019

First Line After Theme Ends
(humming, mumbling) - Hey listen, I'd like to salute Philadelphia before we start here tonight 
Fan Description
[ Courtesy: Pete Delaney - 12-12-2019 ] Shep welcomes Philadelphia to the 20th century when the Philadelphia Welfare Dept. gives $200 to a recipient for belly dancing lessons Jean and Johnny Unites play in The Tony Lima Memorial Pro/Am Golf Tournament Shiek of Araby (one man band ) with Kazoo Book Find Club Flying Birds ( ornothopter) & Electric beds (pornothopter) can both fly 13 letters To Jean Shepherd 01. Ethel Red , the ill-advised 02. Now That's What I Call A Brave Parrot 03. Journalism student asks Shep if working at a book publisher would help his career. Jean suggests Mc Graw Hill (See Note) 04. Soldier can't pick up WOR 05. Rubber Duck obsession 06. Listener wants to know the status of the "Big Equation" contest 07. John Dillinger wrote Henry Ford asking what Ford would best for getaways 08. A letter from an inmate 09. Listeners ask Shep to teach them how to play the Jews Harp & Nose Flute 10. College student lives in Leopold and Loeb's room 11. Maine phone call leads to mystery 12. Recipe for the "Reality Sandwich" 13. Dead bear found by garbage truck driver in Westport:

Notes: At the time of this broadcast the big scandal was when McGraw Hill printed a phony biography of Howard Hughes written by con-man Clifford Irving. Irving thought the reclusive Hughes would not come out of seclusion to say the book was phony. He did, however hold a conference call attended by dozens of reporters and said he never met Irving

WOR ID
This is WOR New York
Commercials
Book Find Club
Ornithopter (Flying Bird)
Music
Shiek of Araby (3)
Stars and Stripes Forever
Engineer and others in Booth
Unknown
Summary
By: Pete Delaney
Date: 12-12-2019
Rating: 8
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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