Humanities Desk On Demand

March 19, 2013
Part one of Devil Clouds: Tornadoes Strike Nebraska series, a look back at the deadliest tornado outbreak in Nebraska history
March 1, 2013
Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in the world. An estimated 100,000 Americans have it, impacting people of all races, genders, and socioeconomic status. Even though it’s so common, experts say many people don't know about the disorder, and that's what a Nebraska artist is... more››
February 6, 2013
A history of the death penalty in Nebraska, supplimenting documentary Until He Is Dead: A history of Nebraska's death penalty
February 6, 2013
The hanging of an innocent man.
February 5, 2013
A preview of the history of the death penalty in Nebraska in advance of the documentary "...until he is dead." From public hangings, to the electric chair, to lethal injection, the state of Nebraska has been slow to change the manner in which it inflictes capital punishment
December 24, 2012
The McKeen Motorcar, a single self-powered railcar, carried freight and passengers nationwide. It was designed and built in Nebraska.
December 19, 2012
Hispanic Church in Lincoln to build a traditional Spanish "Belen."
December 7, 2012
The history of Minden Nebraska's downtown holiday light display
November 16, 2012
"The Grapes of Wrath" continues to be the best known book about the dustbowl era. But there are many others.