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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: 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...
    • 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...
    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story - Governor's Premiere

    • Homemade Astronaut Clay Anderson Story Governor's Premiere video television tv segment clip documentary Clayton NASA shuttle space station ISS International Atlantis experiment walk Ashland NE Nebraska young influence Governor SAC Strategic Air...
    • All the planets were aligned for a fabulous event when United States Astronaut Clay Anderson joined his longtime friend Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for the annual NET Governor's Premiere event on April 25, 2009. More...
    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story - The Big Question

    • Homemade Astronaut Clay Anderson Story Big Question video television tv segment clip documentary Clayton NASA shuttle space station ISS International Atlantis experiment walk Ashland NE Nebraska waste bathroom Maryott
    • What question does Clay get asked the most when he speaks to the public?
      You are about to find out.
    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story - Q&A in Ashland, NE

    • Homemade Astronaut Clay Anderson Story Q&A Ashland video television tv segment clip documentary Clayton NASA shuttle space station ISS International Atlantis experiment walk NE Nebraska question answer high school Maryott
    • Shortly after returning to Earth, Clay Anderson had an opportunity to visit his old high school in Ashland, NE. The students had a LOT of questions for their astronaut alum. Here are just a few...
    • 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 - Clay's Dream

    • Homemade Astronaut Clay Anderson Story Dream video television tv segment clip documentary Clayton NASA shuttle space station ISS International Atlantis experiment walk Ashland NE Nebraska young influence Apollo 8 eight tin foil parade Maryott
    • Family lore has it that Clayton Anderson first began to yearn for space when his mom made him a tin foil astronaut costume to wear in the Ashland 'Stir-Up' parade. Anderson himself recalls another incident: Christmas Eve, 1968. His parents woke him...
    • Homemade Astronaut: The Clay Anderson Story - Meeting Clay

    • Homemade Astronaut Clay Anderson Story Meeting video television tv segment clip documentary Clayton NASA shuttle space station ISS International Atlantis experiment walk Ashland NE Nebraska Harling inspiration Maryott
    • Mike Harling was searching for a way to expose his two sons to an inspirational message. He found it in Clayton Anderson. The Harling family has watched Clayton speak several times at local events, and on a few occasions, got autographs from the...
    • Frontier University Dreams: A Story of Botantists, Bodysnatchers, and Bugeaters (Full Program...

    • Frontier University Dreams A Story of Botantists, Bodysnatchers, and Bugeaters video television tv full program episode documentary historical historic history Geyer Cavett Historian McKee Architectural Logan-Peters English Professor Knoll Nebraska...
    • Pioneering the harsh landscape of Nebraska was difficult enough in 1869. Pioneering a new university was almost beyond reason. What was a university? Who should go? What should be taught? There were no guidebooks. No road maps. They were building a...
    • Nebraska Stories: Gerit Grimm at Work (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Gerit Grimm at Work video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Artist NE story Great Plains Lincoln Halle East Germany state art artists people contemporary idea ideas life sculpture sculptures statue statues...
    • Web exclusive for Episode 1
      Gerit Grimm, artist featured in 'Fantasia in Clay,' fashions the pieces for a clay figurine.
    • Nebraska Stories: A Day in Fontenelle Forest (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories A Day in Fontenelle Forest video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Nature Association Board Member Ratzlaff Dennis NE story Great Plains Bellevue state life place National Natural Landmarks landmark education...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      It is one of the largest private nature centers in the country and one of Nebraska's five National Natural Landmarks and it is located just minutes from downtown Omaha in Bellevue, Nebraska. With miles of trails,...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 102 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 2 video television tv full program episode special magazine Wolford Defensive End Langston Trey Coleman Joel Makovicka Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Speechwriter Ted Sorensen Bob Devaney Ryan Toavs Potter...
    • This episode includes: The First Walk-On, A One-Room School, I Am an American, and A Day in Fontenelle Forest.
    • Nebraska Stories: A One-Room School (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories A One-Room School video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Ryan Toavs Potter McAuliff Patterson Tosaya Welch Stithem Graham NE story One Room Last of the Schools Great Plains Burr Oak Custer County state people...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      In 1997, NET Television made a film about a year in the life of Burr Oak School in Custer County, Nebraska. While this one-room school has long since been abandoned, it is not forgotten. We look back at a year in the life...
    • Nebraska Stories: The First Walk-On (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories The First Walk-On video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Defensive End Langston Trey Coleman Joel Makovicka Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Speechwriter Ted Sorensen Bob Devaney NE story Walk-Ons Walk On...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      Langston Coleman was a tough, African-American kid from the slums of Washington D.C. In 1963, Coleman hitchhiked from Washington D.C. to enroll at the University of Nebraska where he 'walked-on' at football practice in...

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