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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 fearlessly throws her hat in the ring.
May 13, 2009
1949 was a long winter as blizzards raged from January through spring. Monumental drifts it left in its wake finally melted in July. The devastation... 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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