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Simple-ism; or Ignorance Is Bliss
Airdate: Tuesday - March 30, 1965

WOR Show

Show Description
Shep sings 'I'm forever blowing bubbles' Program designed to be a counter irritant Simplists the types (political, religious, etc.) Simplists are Bi-polar; everything is black or white, good or bad, left or right Self confidence emanates from simpletons Shep sums up the middle-east problem as both sides being confused by technology Mankind's search for simple answers The origin of the word Camp The role reversal
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Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet, Love Theme
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Summary By
Ken Applegate
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Database ID #: 19650330W
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Additional Notes: Ken Applegate Interesting view on the middle east problem being two simplistic cultures clashing over religion because they don't recognize that the technology has changed. So they blame religious infringement instead! Shep could have been right!
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Other Sources
  Source Ref # Source Title / Desc
  Alan Kalish
Pete Delaney  
A Fratelli
Gene Bergmann  
Gary Hines  

  Lee Rotter
  Goldindex 76457 The Jean Shepherd Show. March 30, 1965. WOR, New York. Participating sponsors. Right and left wing "simplists." "Camp." Sexual confusion. A deep-thought, not-very-interesting show. Part of the closing theme has been deleted. Jean Shepherd. 43:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.
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