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    • 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 28, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young Fool's Paradise Players Poseurs Culture Excess South Beach Gaines Book Dead Philosophers Critchley Enchanted Hunters Power Stories Childhood Tatar
    • Otis Young kicks back with Steven Gaines' 'Fool's Paradise: Players, Poseurs, and the Culture of Excess in South Beach,' which takes readers on a tour of the decadent lifestyles and (in)famous people making up the Florida city. Charles Stephen...
    • 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...
    • All About Books: June 11, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young Unlikely Disciple Sinner's Semester America's Holiest University Roose Liberty America sinner Falwell Eiffel's Tower World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris Artists...
    • Otis Young studies Kevin Roose's 'The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University,' the inside scoop from an undercover liberal student who studied at Liberty University. Charles Stephen gazes upon 'Eiffel's Tower: And...
    • All About Books: June 4, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young Evangelical Disenchantment Nine Portraits Faith Doubt Hempton 9 movement How Free Is Long Death Jim Crow Litwack African American black Reconstruction slavery
    • Charles Stephen contemplates 'Evangelical Disenchantment: Nine Portraits of Faith and Doubt' by David Hempton, a series of short biographies on influential artists, activists, and scholars and their journeys away from the Evangelical movement. Otis...
    • Photographing Nebraska's Economy -- June 6, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life economy hardship recession photo picture photography journalism camera tour trip human professor job photojournalist Thorson
    • A group of UNL journalism students and their professor are touring the state looking to photograph the human side of economic changes. Jerry Johnston reports.
    • All About Books: June 25, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young Breathless McDaniel ethics ethical Hunting Eichmann How a Band of Survivors and Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi Bascomb world Israel Israeli...
    • Otis Young dives into 'Breathless' by Lurlene McDaniel, a short novel for young readers about ethical dilemmas and life decisions. Charles Stephen stakes out Neal Bascomb's 'Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased...
    • Zora Neale Hurston at Chautauqua -- June 27, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Zora Neale Hurston at Chautauqua Kansas Broken Bow Plattsmouth Great Depression folklore folklorist African-American black race civil rights movement author
    • The Kansas-Nebraska Chautauqua brought author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston to stages in Broken Bow and Plattsmouth. The overall theme for this year's Chautauqua is the Great Depression.
    • Remembering Vivian Strong -- June 20, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Remembering Vivian Strong North Omaha community African-American Black girl police officer shooting 1969 race riot Civil Rights
    • Forty years ago, North Omaha broke out in riots at the news that a 14-year-old Black girl was shot and killed by a police officer. Now, for the first time, Strong's sister talks about the events that left a permanent mark on Omaha's predominantly...
    • Voices of New Citizens -- July 4, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Voices of New Citizens Homestead National Monument Beatrice United States America citizen citizenship natualized naturalization
    • Homestead National Monument near Beatrice became a courtroom for a special ceremony this past Flag Day. Twelve people raised their right hand, swore allegiance to the United States of America, and became citizens. Jerry Johnston prepared this audio...
    • All About Books: June 18, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young American Heroes Profiles of Men and Women Who Shaped Early America Morgan essays Puritan The Biology Belief Unleashing the Power Consciousness Matter Miracles Lipton science...
    • Charles Stephen explores 'American Heroes: Profiles of Men and Women Who Shaped Early America' by Edmund S. Morgan, a collection of 17 essays on defining incidents and people from Puritan America. Otis Young concentrates on 'The Biology of Belief:...
    • All About Books: July 2, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review audio radio Stephen Young The Increment Washington Post Ignatius CIA agent Britain British Iran Iranian nuclear scientist Servants' Quarters Freed romance South Africa WWII
    • Charles Stephen tracks down 'The Increment' by Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, a spy thriller featuring a CIA agent, aided by a British agency and an Iranian nuclear scientist, as he races to prevent an unnecessary war with Iran. Otis...
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Whittling Remus'

    • Ragtime Cabaret video television tv segment clip dualformat audio Whittling Remus Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin...
    • Jack Oliva discusses the heritage of Ragtime and plays 'Whittling Remus' by Thomas Broady.

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