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 kind of 'freedom' in this wandering lifestyle.
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.