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Jean Shepherd's America

April 1985

The "Jean Shepherd's America" series was produced by WGBH Boston for PBS. Following up on the 13 shows in the first series in 1971, there are 10 new shows in this second series with 3 shows (Beer, Alaska, and Wyoming) being repeated from the 1st season. 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 2 Press kit
• 4-18-85 Wall Street Journal Review
• 4-28-85 NJ Star Ledger Review
• Article by Fred Barzyk
• 1985 Review - Syracuse Herald - Journal

May 1985
Article from the 1985 Jean Shepherd's America press kit which appeared in West Michigan magazine

Courtesy: Steve Glazer