Nebraska Stories On Demand

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May 13, 2009
Two Nebraska State Penitentiary escapees found themselves struggling to survive in the Blizzard of 1949. They took shelter in a haystack where they... more››
May 13, 2009
Born and raised in Germany, artist Gerit Grimm's exposure to American culture was mainly through movies. This young immigrant is using her... more››
May 13, 2009
Nebraska poet and essayist Ted Kooser reads from his book The Blizzard Voices. The book is based on first-person accounts of the January 12, 1888... 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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