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Jean Shepherd's America; Chicago, Chicago, that Toddlin' Town

11/04/1986

Part of NTW Master Dubbing: 8/98


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Series
Jean Shepherd's America
Program
Chicago, Chicago, that Toddlin' Town
Program Number

212

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’s Chicago? It’s the White Sox; Dave Garroway; the White Sox; Kukla, Fran and Ollie, and, of course, the White Sox. Humorist Jean Shepherd is joined by Chicagoan Studs Terkel in a celebration of The Windy City.

Duration

00:27:50

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Humor
Creators
Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Chicago, Chicago, that Toddlin' Town,” 11/04/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CEB76C7DB1941A69B1045B5706D1070.
MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; Chicago, Chicago, that Toddlin' Town.” 11/04/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CEB76C7DB1941A69B1045B5706D1070>.
APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Chicago, Chicago, that Toddlin' Town. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CEB76C7DB1941A69B1045B5706D1070
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