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"Jean Shepherd's America"

April 11, 1971

The "Jean Shepherd's America" series was produced by WGBH Boston for PBS. There were 13 shows in the first series in 1971 and 10 new shows in the second series in 1985 with 3 shows (Beer, Alaska, and Wyoming) being repeated from the 1st season. The first season was rernu in 1975 on PBS Thanks to Olivia Tappan for her input.

Studio / Network: WGBH - Snow Pond Productions
Director: Fred Barzyk
Asst Director:
Producer: Olivia Tappan, Leigh Brown
Executive Producer:
Running Time:
Episodes:
summary- Further Information
  Date Episode Title

1971
The Phantom of the Open Hearth Lives - Somewhere in Indiana
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
28 Flavors
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Trains
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Alaska
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Food
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Houseboat
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Driving
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Mobile Home
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Beer
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Florida
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Flying
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Hawaii
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1

1971
Make School or Die - Wyoming
Jean Shepherd's America - Season 1
Links to Further Information:
• Season 1 Press kit
• 4-18-85 Wall Street Journal Review
• 4-28-85 NJ Star Ledger Review
• 1985 Life Magazine Review
• Article by Fred Barzyk
Photos:




April 11,1971
Chicago Tribune Ad

Courtesy: Steve Glazer



June 12,1971
The San Bernardino County Sun

Courtesy: Steve Glazer



July 10,1975
Jean Shepherd Returns - The Daily Times News

Courtesy: Steve Glazer