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More on the Amazon Trip & News Strike
Airdate: Monday - September 20, 1965

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
I'm forever blowing bubbles - I am back from Peru. . .
Show Description
Traveling easier going from one country to another, but not so easy to go from one culture to another. The jungle birds. Chickens roamed around and an endless crowd of dogs would lay around. Occasionally they would begin fighting one another forming a big ball. They also had pet monkeys, even though it was one of their chief foods. Referring to the current newspaper strike, as Shep prepares to read an article by Bob Considine, he asks why the radio people have to read the news articles when if the situation was reversed and there was a radio strike, would Bob write about what Shep would have said on his show that night? Answering mail - dozens of letters asking about his LP records. Shep tells everyone to get in touch with Elektra Records. Shep talks about the land and people of Lima and Peru in general. Ancient Incan architechture. Upwards of a million Incans still live in Peru.
Plugs his short story "Leopold Doppler and the Orpheum Gravy Boat Riot" which is appearing in the October issue of Playboy. Sol Potemkin was the photographer on th trip.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Music (All times approximate)
Not Determined yet
Engineer and Staff in Booth Summary/Rating Credit Instruments Played
By: Jim Clavin
Rating: Not Rated
Related Plots / Story Lines and Other References Used

September 1965
Shep with the Natives - courtesy Gregg Potemkin

Courtesy: Gene Bergmann

September 1965
Chief Tariri

Courtesy: Rich Badagliacca

September 1965
Shep in Peru

Courtesy: Rich Badagliacca

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