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

WOR Show
Original Airing

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.
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Ballantine Beer The 2500 year old brew master
Evelyn Wood
Music (All times approximate)
None Listed
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Not Determined
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Rating: Not Rated
Instruments Played


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