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    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 101 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 1 video television tv full program episode special magazine Bucklin Artist Grimm Vanderpool Lieutenant Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane Cattle Rancher Foreman Nation Maddux Sibbit Historian Carter Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Lavicky...
    • This episode includes: Fantasia in Clay, Cowgirl Up, Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes, The Blizzard of 1949, Two Convicts in a Haystack, and Blizzard Voices of 1888.
    • Nebraska Stories: Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane NE story Great Plains Alabama state people history historic historical idea ideas event events life African-American...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces (formerly Army Air Corps) program was started in Tuskegee, Alabama to train African Americans to fly and...
    • Balancing morale and morals in the USO during WWII -- May 23, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life morale moral morals USO clubs men soldier soldiers women hostess hostesses good girl girls food fun World War 2 II two WWII Winchell
    • Volunteering to dance with soldiers at USO clubs was supporting the troops. Dancing with strangers was a risk to your reputation. That was the balance that young women and the USO had to strike. Jerry Johnston reports.
    • WWII Vets reunite with people liberated from death camps -- May 30, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life veteran veterans vet vets internment death Nazi concentration camp camps honor flight memorial reunion Holocaust World War 2 II two WWII
    • Nebraska's World War II veterans have been visiting the World War II Monument in Washington courtesy of the Honor Flight program. Last weekend, there was a final reunion of the Honor Flight veterans. There was also another reunion - a small group...
    • All About Books: May 21, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young Sea Dangers Captain Cook His Rivals South Pacific Blainey Zookeeper's Wife War Story Ackerman Warsaw Poland Jew Jews Jewish Polish World War 2 II two WWII
    • Charles Stephen wades into 'Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and His Rivals in the South Pacific' by Geoffrey Blainey, a chronicle of the famous Briton's explorations in the late 1700s. Otis Young investigates 'The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story' by...
    • The Canteen Spirit (Program Preview)

    • The Canteen Spirit video television tv preview trailer documentary historical history World War II 2 WWII WW2 North Platte Nebraska NE train trains depot stop station rail railway troop troops soldier soldiers food provisions entertainment...
    • 'The Canteen Spirit' chronicles the story of the World War II North Platte Canteen, which made history when residents of 125 communities from across the state greeted millions of soldiers, over a nearly five-year period, as their trains made a...
    • All About Books: July 30, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Young Climate Change Picturing the Science Schmidt Wolfe Sealing Their Fate Twenty-two Days That Decided World War II Downing WWII 2 two Schemers Pronzini crime detective...
    • Charles Stephen focuses on three books: 'Climate Change: Picturing the Science,' a book of stunning prose and photographs by Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe; 'Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-two Days That Decided World War II' by David Downing, an...
    • Nebraska Stories: The Liberators (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories The Liberators video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Wolford Organizer Williams Bush Pollard Abalos Chapp Williams NE story Great Plains Omaha Washington District of Columbia D.C. DC state people history historic...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      1500 Nebraska veterans were recently flown to Washington, D.C. aboard seven 'Heartland Honor Flights' to visit the World War II monument. Hundreds of these veterans gathered in Omaha at a dinner to celebrate and share...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 103 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 3 video television tv full program episode special magazine Geyer Wolford Lesiak Organizer Williams Bush Pollard Abalos Chapp Williams Historian Carter narrator Harris Momaday biographer Christianson Saiz writer Starita...
    • This episode includes: The Liberators, Greening of the Dust Bowl, Loren Eiseley's Reflections of the Depression, White Buffalo Girl, Giving Thanks at a One Room School, and Piano in Tow.
    • All About Books: April 1, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Griffith Travel as a Political Act Steves Churchill's Bunker The Cabinet War Rooms and Culture of Secrecy in Wartime London Holmes Great Britain United Kingdom UK World War...
    • Guest reviewer Rev. Stephen Griffith opens up 'Travel as a Political Act' by PBS travel host Rick Steves, which invites travelers to not just enjoy their excursions, but also learn from them. Charles Stephen delves into 'Churchill's Bunker: The...
    • Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Alliance -- May 29, 2010

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Veterans Cemetery at Alliance airfield World War II WWII
    • A new Veterans Cemetery is under construction in the Nebraska Panhandle on the site of an airfield built for World War II combat training. Jerry Johnston traveled to the site of The Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Alliance and filed this report.

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