Jean Shepherd's America featured commentaries and narratives on the
American life by radio and TV personality Jean Shepherd. In the show,
the humorist also chatted with fascinating individuals in unusual
regions of the USA. Shepherd penned the show that was produced by WGBH, a
Boston public TV station. The series offered funny, memorable, and
poignant reflections on what it takes to be a modern American. It was
telecast in 1971. Shepherd, who died in 1999, is best known as the
narrator of the film "A Christmas Story" which he had also co-written.