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Night Airmail
Rerun Date: Tuesday - February 2, 1971

WOR Show
WOR Rerun

Last Update: 03-01-2023

Show Description
Flying - winter better than summer Early aircraft have entered mythology Flying is romantic Shep gets into a discussion about meeting an old flyer who used to fly the mail. He was a WWI bomber pilot. This leads to a history of the early days of airmail and the problems experienced. He reads from an article "I'll fly Her Through"
Possibly w/o 2/1-6 Is this the 2nd show? (10:15) In news at beginning Lester Smith says: "Coming up, more of Jean Shepherd" This is a rerun of the December 17, 1969 show. The commercial for Princeton and Shop-Rite were added to replace the 1969 commercial for Miller Beer. At ~14:00 the 1969 WOR Christmas Fund ad is replaced by one for Luchows.
(14:39) This is WOR New York
Commercials (All times approximate)
Sponsor Time Notes
Shep Promo - Live Appearance 02:20 Princeton - Feb 13th
Shop Rite 04:01
Luchows 14:41
Music (All times approximate)
Shiek of Araby (3) (01:04)
The Informer (22:18; 33:53; 42:05)
Engineer and Staff in Booth
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