Nebraska Stories On Demand

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May 13, 2009
Bronc and bull rider Tina Vanderpool got a late start in rodeo, but age doesn't get in her way as she continues to fearlessly throw her hat in the... 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
A story told by Ted Kooser (Garland, NE), and John Lavicky and Herb Hrnicek (Dwight, NE). In one of the many snow storms that struck the Great... 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
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.
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››
January 1, 2007
In World War II, Ben Kuroki, a Japanese American from Hershey, Nebraska, flew on a total of 58 missions as a turret gunner on B-24 bombers in the... more››
January 1, 2007
The city of Munich, Germany was hit by 71 Allied air raids over a period of six years. In 1945, as a wingman pilot who protected the bomber planes,... more››
January 1, 2007
In Exercise Tiger, Richard Connell relates the disappointment of a failed mission. In April 1944, the Allies tried a practice run at Slapton Sands,... more››

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