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 Agriculture helped salvage the devastated land in the late 1930s. Today, we see how the University is leading the world in groundwater research including new ways of 'seeing' drought endangered areas through satellite infrared imagery.
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.