Jean Shepherd's America; There’s More to Life Than A Hostess Twinkie
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- Jean Shepherd's America
- There’s More to Life Than A Hostess Twinkie
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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 man with a mission, a cause, something to believe in. Food. Especially American food. He thinks it’s great, that it smells good, tastes good, and looks good. Anything from Maine lobster to Klondike bear stew, they’re all the Mona Lisa to him.
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- Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Jean Shepherd's America; There’s More to Life Than A Hostess Twinkie,” 07/11/1972, GBH Archives, accessed January 28, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0C5B54C2A79D4A66AC34094E918B6846.
- MLA: “Jean Shepherd's America; There’s More to Life Than A Hostess Twinkie.” 07/11/1972. GBH Archives. Web. January 28, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0C5B54C2A79D4A66AC34094E918B6846>.
- APA: Jean Shepherd's America; There’s More to Life Than A Hostess Twinkie. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0C5B54C2A79D4A66AC34094E918B6846