Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last
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- Jean Shepherd's America
- Filthy Rich at Last
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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’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!
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- Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BAD72AFD1A94055AC3EB98D4B9A45A4.
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- APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Filthy Rich at Last. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BAD72AFD1A94055AC3EB98D4B9A45A4