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    • Illegal Immigrants: Path to Citizenship? by Dr. Michael Olivas & Dr. Vernon Briggs

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Illegal Immigrants Path to Citizenship Olivas Briggs immigration
    • Estimates of the number of illegal immigrants in the United States range from 11 million to more than 20 million. Most recommendations for immigration reform center on the issue of a path to citizenship for these people. Opponents say this is...
    • Citizenship in a Global Age by Colin G. Campbell

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Citizenship Global Age Campbell globalization
    • The idea of global citizenship is old as Athens. But to this day it remains a political ideal, not a practical reality. The world does not issue you a passport or guarantee you rights. Yet, the values implied by global citizenship - broad...
    • 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: Cowgirl Up (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Cowgirl Up video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Vanderpool Elliot Reed NE story Great Plains Greenwood state people contemporary idea ideas life IGRA International Gay Rodeo Association female women women's...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      The story of Tina Vanderpool, a bronc- and bull-rider. Vanderpool came late to the sport of rodeo, but works hard to improve her skills and fearlessly throw her hat in the rodeo ring.
    • Nebraska Stories: The Blizzard of 1949 (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories The Blizzard of 1949 video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Cattle Rancher Foreman Nation Maddux Sibbit Historian Carter NE story Great Plains state people history historic historical event events life snow storm...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Like the Dust Bowl, with its blinding black winds that lasted for years, or the biblical plague of locusts, the 1949 blizzard raged from January through the spring. The monumental drifts it left in its wake finally...
    • 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...
    • Nebraska Stories: Blizzard Voices of 1888 (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Blizzard Voices of 1888 video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Poet Laureate Ted Kooser NE story The Great Plains Dakota Kansas Territory state people history historic historical event events life snow storm...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Nebraska poet and essayist, Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, reads from his collection of poems recording the devastation unleashed on the Great Plains by the Jan. 12, 1888 blizzard. The Blizzard Voices is based on...
    • Nebraska Stories: Fantasia in Clay (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Fantasia in Clay video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Artist Grimm NE story Great Plains Lincoln Halle East Germany state art artists people contemporary idea ideas life sculpture sculptures statue statues...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Gerit Grimm was born and raised in Germany. Her exposure to the culture of the United States was gained solely through viewing American cinema. The act of joining this American lifestyle, bridging the gap between movie...
    • Nebraska Stories: Two Convicts in a Haystack (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Two Convicts in a Haystack video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Lavicky Hrnicek NE story Great Plains Dwight Lincoln state people history historic historical event events life blizzard...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      A story told by Ted Kooser (Garland, NE), John Lavicky, and Herb Hrnicek (Dwight, NE). In one of the many snow storms that struck the Great Plains in 1949, two convicts of the penitentiary in Lincoln escaped and walked to...
    • Grandmothers caring for grandchildren -- May 9, 2009

    • Humanities Desk radio history literature art religion Nebraska life grandmother grandma grandfather grandpa grandparent grandparents parent parents child children parental rights family obligation parenting gratitude
    • Many families will celebrate Mother's Day this weekend. But in over two million American homes, grandparents are the ones are getting children out of bed and ready for the day.
    • Blueprint Nebraska (Full Program Replay)

    • Blueprint Nebraska video television tv full program episode special report interview economy money project projects infrastructure public work works roads transportation house job health care insurance budget government school schools earmark...
    • The U.S. economy is suffering. Americans are losing jobs, homes and their health care coverage. To ease the economic crisis, millions of dollars will soon flow into Nebraska as part of the biggest budget package ever approved by the federal...
    • 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...
    • Blueprint Nebraska: Gov. Dave Heineman Interview

    • Blueprint Nebraska video television tv segment clip special report interview economy money project projects infrastructure public work works roads transportation house job health care insurance budget government school schools earmark earmarks...
    • Full studio taping session with Governor Dave Heineman for 'Blueprint Nebraska.'
    • Blueprint Nebraska: Sen. Ben Nelson Interview

    • Blueprint Nebraska video television tv segment clip special report interview economy money project projects infrastructure public work works roads transportation house job health care insurance budget government school schools earmark earmarks...
    • Full studio taping session with Senator Ben Nelson for 'Blueprint Nebraska.'

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