Jean Shepherd's America; Bourbon and Mayor Wilkes' Rocking Chair
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- Jean Shepherd's America
- Bourbon and Mayor Wilkes' Rocking Chair
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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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Spanish moss ... stately mansions ... a mint julep, fine cigar and the rocking chair on the veranda ... the best of the Old South comes to life when Jean Shepherd’s America pays a visit. But wait, what’s this about a peanut boil?
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- Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; Bourbon and Mayor Wilkes' Rocking Chair,” 11/04/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F35B1833676E4FE185FB667E5E6B7836.
- MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; Bourbon and Mayor Wilkes' Rocking Chair.” 11/04/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F35B1833676E4FE185FB667E5E6B7836>.
- APA: Jean Shepherd's America; Bourbon and Mayor Wilkes' Rocking Chair. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F35B1833676E4FE185FB667E5E6B7836