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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 rerun 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:
Links to Further Information:
• Season 1 Press kit
• 4-18-85 Wall Street Journal Review
• 4-28-85 NJ Star Ledger Review
• Article by Fred Barzyk
• Season 2
Photos:


June 12,1971
The San Bernardino County Sun

Courtesy: Steve Glazer


September 22,1972
Reader responses to the 9-1-72 Life Article

Courtesy: Pete Delaney


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

Courtesy: Steve Glazer