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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 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...
    • 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...
    • Nebraska Stories: I Am an American (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories I Am an American video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Park Ranger Cook Woodmen Horrocks District Judge Kopf Ali Al Boufradi Al-Boufradi Emad NE story America Great Plains United States of U.S. US Beatrice Iraq...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      Since this country's earliest days, immigrants have come to America in search of a new and better life. Through the Homestead Act of 1862, immigrants came from across the world to live the American dream of owning their...
    • Nebraska Stories: White Buffalo Girl (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories White Buffalo Girl video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Lesiak Saiz writer Starita Black Elk Moon Hawk NE story Great Plains Niobrara Neligh Oklahoma Elkhorn River Valley people history historic historical event...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      In May of 1877, hundreds of Ponca people - men, women and children - were forced to leave their Nebraska homeland and sent on a nightmare journey into Indian Territory. Four days into the journey a baby girl named White...
    • Nebraska Stories: Giving Thanks at a One Room School (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Giving Thanks at a One Room School video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Graham Patterson Ryan Toavs Potter Welch NE story One-Room Last of the Schools Great Plains Burr Oak Custer County people contemporary event...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      A glimpse into America's educational past, worthy of Currier and Ives, as we attend a holiday potluck dinner at one of the last one-room schools in Nebraska - Burr Oak School in Custer County. Included in the festivities...
    • Nebraska Stories: The Liberators (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories The Liberators video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Wolford Organizer Williams Bush Pollard Abalos Chapp Williams NE story Great Plains Omaha Washington District of Columbia D.C. DC state people history historic...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      1500 Nebraska veterans were recently flown to Washington, D.C. aboard seven 'Heartland Honor Flights' to visit the World War II monument. Hundreds of these veterans gathered in Omaha at a dinner to celebrate and share...
    • Nebraska Stories: Loren Eiseley's Reflections of the Depression (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Loren Eiseley's Reflections of the Depression video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Lesiak narrator Harris Momaday biographer Christianson NE story a Bonehunter Eiseley Great Plains Kansas art artists people...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      In the 1930s the world turned dark with depression. Men without jobs became drifters. Loren Eiseley was just 19 years old when he became a vagabond hopping freight trains across America. Surprisingly, he found a special...
    • Nebraska Stories: Piano in Tow (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Piano in Tow video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Wolford University of Nebraska-Lincoln UNL School of Music Senior Lecturer Narboni Graham Ford NE story Great Plains Cody Valentine art artists people...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      Because of her passion for music and appreciation of how it has shaped her life, a UNL Piano Professor tows her nearly-1000 pound grand piano across Nebraska to share her love of classical music with audiences in rural...
    • Nebraska Stories: Greening of the Dust Bowl (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Greening of the Dust Bowl video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Historian Carter NE story Great Plains state people history historic historical event events life Dirty Thirties Plow That Broke land topsoil soil...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      Beginning with highlights from the legendary depression documentary 'The Plow That Broke the Plains,' we revisit the effects of the Dust Bowl on Nebraska. We then discover how the University of Nebraska College of...

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