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Tornado Hits the Mill
Airdate: Monday - April 12, 1965

WOR Show

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Shep tell about the two tornados that he was witness to. Once when he and his brother Randy were out fishing in a boat in southern Michigan and a tornado passed within a half mile, and the second time while working at the steel mill and was literally in the path of one as he clings to the side of a rail car. They found his hard had seven miles away. He also mentions that he is about to leave for Austrailia and has been pre-taping the shows for while he was away, and he mentions that he has a cousin Arlene.
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  Lee Rotter
  Goldindex 76111 The Jean Shepherd Show. April 12, 1965. WOR, New York. Participating sponsors. Shepherd mentions that he's soon leaving for Australia, where he'll be on vacation "for several weeks." Role reversals. Shep tells the story about the time he was caught in the track of a tornado in Comstock, Michigan. He also recalls the time he saw a blast furnace explode and a tornado hit a steel mill (vivid descriptions). Jean Shepherd, Lester Smith (announcer), Mason Adams (commercial spokesman: Ballantine Beer). 45:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.
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