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    • 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...
    • 1919 race riot in Omaha, NE [video]

    • video 1919 race riot
    • The lynching of Will Brown was a horrible event that affected all parts of Omaha, NE. This segment is from the program 'A Street of Dreams,' produced in 1994 by NET, Nebraska's PBS Television Station.
    • Great Plains Great Books: 'Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy'

    • Great Plains Great Books Riot Remembrance Tulsa Race War Legacy race racial tension lynching Oklahoma black history African-American experience
    • A forbidden subject for decades, Tulsa's 1921 racial bloodletting has recently become the subject of several books, some better than others but none quite like this one. The reason is that the author is concerned equally with two related yet...
    • Three Nebraska Women (Program Preview)

    • Three Nebraska Women video television tv preview trailer documentary historical history society politics economy gender race social change Rosalie LaFlesche Farley Beth Streeter Aldrich Mildred Brown
    • Often overlooked in history, women have played critical roles in bringing about social, political, and economic growth. Transcending gender and often racial barriers, women have been responsible for preserving culture, building community, and...
    • Three Nebraska Women: Rosalie LaFlesche Farley

    • Three Nebraska Women video television tv segment clip documentary historical history society politics economy gender race social change Rosalie LaFlesche Farley
    • Rosalie LaFlesche Farley, born in 1861, was the daughter of Joseph LaFlesche, the last recognized Chief of the Omaha. A woman of rare business acumen and compassion, she served as a resource to her people and has been described as one of the most...
    • Three Nebraska Women: Bess Streeter Aldrich

    • Three Nebraska Women video television tv segment clip documentary historical history society politics economy gender race social change Beth Streeter Aldrich
    • Born in 1881, Bess Streeter Aldrich began writing at an early age. She produced 160 short stories and seven novels that chronicled with historical accuracy the unique spirit of pioneer women and the role they played in settling the west.
    • Three Nebraska Women: Mildred Brown

    • Three Nebraska Women video television tv segment clip documentary historical history society politics economy gender race social change Mildred Brown
    • Mildred Brown was born in Alabama in 1915 to a prominent Black family. After her marriage, she moved to Omaha where founded the Omaha Star. Throughout her adult life, Brown worked tirelessly for racial justice and community pride.
    • America and its Enemies by Thomas Borstelmann

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Borstelmann Professor Modern World History Cornell Cold War Color Line American Race Relations Global Arena Created Equal Social Political...
    • The new Thompson Professor of Modern World History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and prize-winning author and teacher, Thomas Borstelmann spent 12 years in the History Department at Cornell University. His most recent books include 'The...
    • Nebraska's Senate Race: The Primary (Full Program Replay)

    • Nebraska's Senate Race The Primary video television tv full program episode special 2008 politics senate congress campaign interview Democrat Republican Green Independent Nebraska party Marvin Johanns Kleeb Raimondo Flynn Larrick Rosberg Hagel...
    • The 60-minute program begins with a look at the long list of Nebraska politicians who did or did not get in the race for the vacated seat. Then each of the leading candidates is profiled. NET Television Senior Producer/Reporter Mike Tobias visited...
    • Meet the Candidates: Nebraska's Senate Race (Full Program Replay)

    • Meet the Candidates Nebraska's Senate Race video television tv full program episode special politics senate congress Democrat Republican Green Independent Nebraska party interview Johanns Kleeb Larrick Rosberg election ballot vote Tobias
    • Through in-depth, one-on-one interviews, NET Television Senior Producer Mike Tobias takes you beyond the nightly news sound bites to introduce each candidate and explain how their individual backgrounds shape their political opinions and actions....
    • Your Verdict: Affirmative Action on Trial (Full Program Replay)

    • Your Verdict Affirmative Action on Trial video television tv full program episode special mock Proposition 424 ballot election vote amendment Constitution initiative gender race preference preferences witness witnesses jury Kelly
    • It's a debate that defines what's fair in the workplace and in the classroom. Is affirmative action giving people a chance to be treated equally, or is it just special treatment for a few? Proposition 424 would eliminate racial and gender...
    • Gubernatorial Debate (General) -- August 26, 2006

    • Nebraska Gubernatorial Debate Governor candidate race politics political Republican Democrat Party Heineman Hahn Richards general election ballot vote
    • The complete August 26 debate from the State Fairgrounds in Lincoln between Nebraska gubernatorial candidates Dave Heineman (R), David Hahn (D) and Barry Richards (Nebraska Party).
    • Senatorial Forum (Primary) -- April 24, 2008

    • Senatorial Forum Debate Nebraska senate candidate race politics political Republican Democrat Green Party Marvin Johanns Kleeb Raimondo Flynn Larrick primary election ballot vote
    • Full audio from the April 24th U.S. Senate primary candidate forum. Speaking were: Larry Marvin (D), Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy on behalf of Mike Johanns (R), Scott Kleeb (D), Tony Raimondo (D), Pat Flynn (R), and Steve Larrick (G).
    • Senatorial Debate (General) -- June 5, 2008

    • Senatorial Debate Nebraska senate candidate race politics political Republican Democrat Democratic Party Johanns Kleeb general election ballot vote
    • Full audio from the June 5th U.S. Senate contest debate between Mike Johanns (R) and Scott Kleeb (D) at Cornhusker Boys State.

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