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Jean Shepherd's America; Like All Great Inner Tube Specialists


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Series
Jean Shepherd's America
Program
Like All Great Inner Tube Specialists
Program Number

112

Series Description

In these humorous and affectionate television poems, humorist Jean Shepherd celebrates America in all its richness and diversity -- from cars to candy, baseball to beer, motels to money. Each week a different aspect of our national psyche is explored as Shepherd travels to the Okefenokee Swamp, Death Valley, Milwaukee, the Old South, and other far-flung locations -- using the PCP-90 portable camera.

See April and May 1971 Program Guides for cover stories. Series release date: 4/11/1971

Program Description

What happens when you let a guy like Jean Shepherd loose in a place like Hawaii? He has a luau, watches the surfers and talks about his father, the All Time Inner-Tube Specialist of America.

Duration

00:28:52

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Humor
Creators
Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Like All Great Inner Tube Specialists,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A8C88C7AC7940ACA193AF281F006CD8.
MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; Like All Great Inner Tube Specialists.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A8C88C7AC7940ACA193AF281F006CD8>.
APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Like All Great Inner Tube Specialists. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A8C88C7AC7940ACA193AF281F006CD8
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