Nebraska Stories On Demand

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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
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
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
During the Blizzard of 1949, two inmates from the state penitentiary in Lincoln escaped and walked to Dwight. The community discovered them and took... more››
May 13, 2009
Nebraska poet, essayist, and 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser, reads a poem from his book The Blizzard Voices. The book is based on first-person... 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››

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