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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...
    • Carl Sandburg: Prayers for the People (Program Preview)

    • Carl Sandburg Prayers for the People video television tv preview trailer special performance historical history Kearney Merryman Performing Arts Center prairie Great Plains poet poetry poem artist Peek Kooser Mike Adams Sandtones Maryott
    • This hour-long NET Television production, taped at Kearney's Merryman Performing Arts Center, gives viewers the opportunity to rediscover Sandburg's work, especially as he celebrated the great expanse of the prairie and its people. Featured...
    • Carl Sandburg: Prayers for the People (Full Program Replay)

    • Carl Sandburg Prayers for the People video television tv full program episode special performance historical history Kearney Merryman Performing Arts Center prairie Great Plains poet poetry poem artist Peek Kooser Mike Adams Sandtones Maryott
    • This hour-long NET Television production, taped at Kearney's Merryman Performing Arts Center, gives viewers the opportunity to rediscover Sandburg's work, especially as he celebrated the great expanse of the prairie and its people. Featured...
    • 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.

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