Omaha may be a great and thriving city now; but it was once a fledgling young settlement. Just before the turn of the century, as Omaha struggled to escape a sudden economic depression sweeping the nation, city leaders pulled out all the stops and held a Worlds Fair. Heres a look back at the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition.
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.