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He knows wry
Jean Shepherd at it again.

Jean Shepherd-once told of a kid who got his first job in a steel mill and learned to dream the American dream -- of the beautiful future, the glorious past, and the crummy now." That was in ".Phantom of the Open Hearth," the wryly funny PBS television drama he wrote and narrated. Aired in 1976, it hailed blue-collar life in "the great inverted bowl of darkness" -- the Midwest...

Copyright: 1978 Newark Star Ledger


October 25,1978
Newark Star Leger - He knows wry