"Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back." In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States to learn Western ways and return to help a new generation lead their country.
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April 6, 2016
March 29, 2016
Pat Leach welcomes Jim Locklear who edited and updated a classic book for horticulturists and anyone who loves native flowers, "Jewels of the Plains: Wildflowers of the Great Plains, Grasslands and Hills" by Claude Barr.
March 15, 2016
Pat Leach talks with photographer Mark Harris about his new book "Rodeo Nebraska", his attempt to capture rodeo culture in a comprehensive and artistic way
March 9, 2016
"The Enchanted" by Rene Denfeld. A surprisingly readable and hopeful story set on death row, told by an inmate who observes much more than others realize.
March 1, 2016
"Black River" by S. M. Hulse. Revenge and forgiveness are examined when a man returns to his small Montana hometown to scatter his wife's ashes and attend the parole hearing of a convict who maimed him 20 years earlier
February 23, 2016
Charles Stephen reviews, "Washington's Revolution: the Making of America's First Leader" by Michael Middlekauff.
February 17, 2016
Renowned naturalist and wetland bird expert, Professor Paul Johnsgard joins Pat Leach to discuss his latest book, "A Chorus of Cranes". As the spring migration begins, Paul will talk about Nebraska's unique Platte River and its important role as a wetland refuge for wildlife.
February 10, 2016
Guest reviewer Carl Eskridge looks at "Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Eric Larson. The politics, war and technology leading up to the sinking of the luxury liner in 1915 by a German submarine.
February 4, 2016
"Prudence" by David Treuer a novel of World War Two that explores the complications of race, class, and gender when blame for a tragedy is misplaced
January 26, 2016
Guest reviewer Charles Stephen, looks at "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio."