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Show Summary
Summary

Salute to Trouble
Airdate: Wednesday - April 21, 1965

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Charles W Applebaum tore a Statin Island phone book in half. . .
Show Description
Exploding cigars and the gosh commercial as a pop art medium. 3 or 4 years ago Shep predicted people would pattern their behavior on people of the past. One of the games in reading a tabloid newspaper is finding the news amongst all the Alexander ads for girdles. Decisive people. What if "Lefty", the new guy at the WOR sales meeting one day pulls out a blue steel roscoe and starts waving it around and proclaims that all the big accounts are now his and he's in charge. Shep's friend Joe who started in the mail room of a radio station in now one of the 7 most important guys in the industry. When asked about his success, he tells Shep that 999,999 people out of a million have no ideas about anything. And the other person also has no ideas but doesn't let anyoner know. He's decisive, so everyone follows his lead. How many times is brass confused with talent? Obnoxiousness confused with talent. The number of truly talented people is almost non-existent. You can watch a whole week of television and not see a talented person. Mediocrity: The writer who was so good, that 10 days after coming up with 7 great ideas, was out. The mediocre writing team rejected the writer who was so good. The fear of ideas.
Notes
Shep was away on a trip to Austrailia - April 18, 1965 to May 6, 1965 Ideophobia- Fear of ideas.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Sponsor Time Notes
First National Health Agncy
Kent
Macleans Toothpaste
Miller Beer
Movie Promotion "Nobody Waved Goodbye"
Parks Sausage
Music (All times approximate)
First Film Music
Needs to be ID'd
Bye Bye Blues
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Don
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
Instruments Played
Unknown
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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