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Vol. 5, No. 32 -- August 12, 2012
This week we replay another of the earlier installments of New World Notes: #52, from February 2009.
We present a tribute to the ad-lib art of late-night radio storyteller Jean Shepherd. The program includes a condensed version of one of Shepherd's great monologues, from October 1965. It's a humorous tale of grenade-replica cigarette lighters, the real George Washington, crime in real life vs. on TV, and life among the rednecks in Covington, Kentucky, in the 1950s. Introduction by K.D..
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New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "oppressive yoke") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
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Series overview: Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for.
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