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 hopes of making the Husker football team and getting a scholarship. He went on to become one of the most legendary recruits for the Cornhuskers.
Nebraska Stories tells compelling personal stories of Nebraskans around the state, the life stories of Nebraska artists, and historical and contemporary stories. This half-hour 'magazine-style' series presents new, short-form video segments, highlighting people, ideas and events that inform Nebraskans' sense of place and their unique perspective on American life as it is lived on the Great Plains.