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Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last


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Series
Jean Shepherd's America
Program
Filthy Rich at Last
Program Number

203

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

Jean Shepherd’s America visits the rarefied atmosphere of the very, very rich. Has humorist Shepherd found a lifestye to which he can become accustomed? Stay tuned!

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Humor
Creators
Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BAD72AFD1A94055AC3EB98D4B9A45A4.
MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BAD72AFD1A94055AC3EB98D4B9A45A4>.
APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BAD72AFD1A94055AC3EB98D4B9A45A4
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