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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, 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››
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››
August 9, 1999
Want to own a piece of the American west? Every year the U.S. Bureau of Land Management rounds up wild horses and puts some of them up for adoption.... more››