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Series
Jean Shepherd's America
Program
Bunch Of The Boys Were Whooping It Up In The Malamute Saloon, A
Program Number

104; 205

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

Originally broadcast in 1971. Humorist Jean Shepherd “mucks and moils for gold,” whoops it up with the boys and discovers the truth about the Flying Martini Bar when Jean Shepherd’s America dons snowshoes and parka and heads for Alaska.

Rebroadcast as Program 205 on 5/14/1985.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Humor
Creators
Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Bunch Of The Boys Were Whooping It Up In The Malamute Saloon, A,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACA1EB593A864AD3B3B2FC6304867B02.
MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; Bunch Of The Boys Were Whooping It Up In The Malamute Saloon, A.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACA1EB593A864AD3B3B2FC6304867B02>.
APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Bunch Of The Boys Were Whooping It Up In The Malamute Saloon, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACA1EB593A864AD3B3B2FC6304867B02
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