Nebraska Stories On Demand

May 13, 2009
This episode of Nebraska stories contains: Fantasia in Clay, Cowgirl Up, Nebraska’s Tuskegee Heroes, The Blizzard of 1949, Two Convicts in a Haystack... more››
May 13, 2009
Gerit Grimm was born and raised in Germany. Her exposure to the culture of the United States was gained solely through viewing American cinema. The... more››
May 13, 2009
Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces program was started in Tuskegee,... more››
May 13, 2009
The story of Tina Vanderpool, a bronc- and bull-rider. Vanderpool came late to the sport of rodeo, but works hard to improve her skills and... more››
May 13, 2009
Like the Dust Bowl, with its blinding black winds that lasted for years, or the biblical plague of locusts, the 1949 blizzard raged from January... more››
May 13, 2009
Two convicts of the penitentiary in Lincoln, NE escaped and walked to Dwight, NE in prison flip-flops during a snowstorm in 1949. They were taken in... more››
May 13, 2009
Nebraska poet and essayist, Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, reads from his collection of poems recording the devastation unleashed on the... more››
April 15, 2009
A twenty second generic promo for the Nebraska Stories series.
April 6, 2009
This Nebraska Stories vignette is an excerpt from the 2007 production "Afghan Journey." It follows Lincoln Journal Star reporter Matthew Hansen and... more››
March 17, 2009
A look at the history of the Ag College at UNL. The University of Nebraska was founded in 1869 and its Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources... more››

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