Jean Shepherd's America; I Might Even Snag One for Old Ahab Himself
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- Jean Shepherd's America
- I Might Even Snag One for Old Ahab Himself
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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
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Jean Shepherd is a fishing fanatic, so he can’t resist a try at the fabled waters of Florida’s Black Water Bay. Predictably, he comes up with no fish, but he meets Sea Weed Ernie and tells tall tales.
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- Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; I Might Even Snag One for Old Ahab Himself,” 08/15/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 20, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7C48CFC7844E4782A3380E13DF6D11C8.
- MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; I Might Even Snag One for Old Ahab Himself.” 08/15/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 20, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7C48CFC7844E4782A3380E13DF6D11C8>.
- APA: Jean Shepherd's America; I Might Even Snag One for Old Ahab Himself. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7C48CFC7844E4782A3380E13DF6D11C8