Bicentennial Report, Chicago Fair, Celebrations
Tuesday - March 30, 1976
First Line After Theme Ends
Shep gives a Bicentennial update. Asks if anyone else has received the special offer in the mail for the specially minted set of coins.
Only Americans can trivialize anything
A Salute to the USA Bicentennial
The Bicentenial concrete mixer painted red, white and blue with 76s all over it.
A salute to the Texan crawling all the way to Washington
Shep tells about the time he was a kid and the family went to a celebration at Soldier's Field in Chicago where the president was going to set off the fireworks from the White House. The button didn't work, so the workers ran around with matches setting them off. The big flag display lit up only half and fell over burning.