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    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story (Program Preview)

    • Homemade Astronaut The Clay Anderson Story video television tv preview trailer documentary Maryott Clayton Hartzell CEO Raikes Starns NU Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Engle Dupont Leetsma Nader Sachtleben Whitson Swanson Reynolds...
    • 'Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story,' is an intimate and personal look at Anderson's journey from dreamy-eyed child to driven college student to determined NASA astronaut. During the hour-long NET Television production, Anderson talks...
    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story (Full Program Replay)

    • Homemade Astronaut The Clay Anderson Story video television tv full program episode documentary Maryott Clayton Hartzell CEO Raikes Starns NU Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Engle Dupont Leetsma Nader Sachtleben Whitson Swanson Reynolds...
    • 'Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story,' is an intimate and personal look at Anderson's journey from dreamy-eyed child to driven college student to determined NASA astronaut. During the hour-long NET Television production, Anderson talks...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - After Atomic Bomb

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Atomic Bomb Hiroshima Nagasaki Wayne Winslow Enola Gay Japan USS Missouri Treaty Tokyo
    • Whether dropping the bomb was necessary or not, it did definitely end the war. The United States accepted the Japanese surrender on August 15, 1945. Later, a more official ceremony was performed on board the USS Missouri. In this video, several...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Atomic Bomb Experience

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Atomic Bomb Hiroshima Nagasaki Wayne Winslow Enola Gay Japan
    • Truman gravely made the decision to drop the atomic bomb in Japan, first on Hiroshima on August 6th, and then on Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945. Those are the only two events of an atom bomb being used in times of war. In an instant, the...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Concentration Camps

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Concentration Camps Germany Holocaust Nazis
    • 1st Lt. Roy Long describes the conditions at the Gunskirchen, Austria concentration camp which he helped liberate. Approximately 15,000 prisoners were housed at Gunskirchen.
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Cornhusker Ordnance Plant

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Cornhusker Ordinance Plant Grand Island
    • Because Nebraska was so far away from the coasts (and the enemies), the U.S. government found it a reasonably safe place to build defense factories. One of those factories, the Cornhusker Ordnance Plant, just outside of Grand Island, not only...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Drafted

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Peleliu Drafted Nick Garcia
    • High school students, 17 to 18 years old, were drafted to the war even before they graduated. Garcia was one of them. Nick Garcia talks about his first combat experience in Peleliu.
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Exercise Tiger

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Exercise Tiger Richard Connell
    • In 'Exercise Tiger,' Richard Connell relates the disappointment of a failed mission. In April, 1944, the Allies tried a practice run at Slapton Sands, Devonshire, England, in preparation for the D-Day at Normandy, France. Germans discovered them...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Forgiveness

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Roger Peters Forgiveness
    • By the fall of 1945, the war was over. Yet around the globe, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and refugees were yet to go home. In this video, Corporal Roger Peters tells us how he learned about forgiveness from German soldiers.
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Hastings Naval Ammunition Depot

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Hastings Naval Ammunition Depot Willie Tripp Racism
    • Racism was a serious problem in World War II. The defense factories needed more workers than small towns in Nebraska could provide. When hundreds of diverse people arrived to help out, they were not always treated with respect. Willie Tripp wasn't...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Heroes Not Welcome

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Tuskegee Airmen African American Paul Adams Charles Lane racism
    • By the end of the war, the Tuskegee Airmen had destroyed 261 enemy aircraft. The 'Redtails,' as they were known, flew 200 bomber escort missions against some of the most heavily defended targets in Axis territory and lost a very small number of...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Latino Pride

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Latino Pride Nick Garcia Okinawa Mexican
    • In Mexican American traditional culture, patriotism is very important. Many Nebraskans with Mexican roots enlisted and served proudly in the military during World War II. Even though Garcia and his family experienced prejudice at home, Latino Pride...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Mexican Americans Chosen First

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII racism Mexican Marty Ramirez Nick Garcia draft
    • In the early 1900s, Mexicans migrated to Nebraska in large numbers for many reasons. Some left Mexico to escape the Mexican Revolution. Some came here to better their economic condition. Nebraska offered work in the beet fields, a fast-growing...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Mothers and Sons

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Mothers sons North Platte Canteen women entertainment
    • Located in the North Platte train depot, the North Platte Canteen provided food, magazines, and entertainment to over 3,000 soldiers every day of the war. Even though the war kept Mothers and Sons far apart, this video illustrates how the Canteen...

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