Nebraska Stories
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Nebraska Stories explores compelling personal tales and journeys via new video segments highlighting people, ideas, and events that inform Nebraskans' sense of place and their unique perspective on American life as it is lived on the Great Plains.
Nebraska Stories: Paper Stadiums and More, 1208
Paper Stadiums As a kid, Trey Asby enjoyed sports and drawing. As an adult, he morphed his two favorite things into a hobby that’s a hit on social media. Trey recreates sports stadiums like Memorial Field, the Astrodome, and Wrigley from paper. Today, thousands follow him on his popular Twitter p...
Mar 22
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Nebraska Stories: A Trout with Feathers, 1208
The American Dipper is a small, chunky bird that routinely swims and dives underwater to capture its food. It's one of five subspecies of dippers worldwide, but is the only one found living along the western streams of North America.
Mar 18
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Nebraska Stories: Paper Stadiums, 1208
As a kid, Trey Asby enjoyed sports and drawing. As an adult, he morphed his two favorite things into a hobby that’s a hit on social media. Trey recreates sports stadiums like Memorial Field, the Astrodome, and Wrigley from paper. Today, thousands follow him on his popular Twitter page to watch hi...
Mar 18
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Nebraska Stories: Healing Through Art, 1207
Healing Art An Omaha hospital takes cancer treatment to the next level with the creation of what may be one of the largest healing arts sanctuaries in the country premised on the idea that art has healing properties. Quilted Conscience A group of young Sudanese girls, all refugees living in Grand I...
Mar 15
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Nebraska Stories: A Pellet of Poison, 801
This story explores the brief intertwining of two remarkable women: the very first Native American doctor and a Nobel Prize winning scientist. In 1915, Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte, the first Native American doctor and the daughter of a powerful Omaha chief, lay dying of cancer in her home on the Om...
Mar 1
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Nebraska Stories: Letting Loose with Hector Anchondo, 1205
Hector Anchondo picked up a guitar at the age of 16 and has never looked back, finding success on the music scene with his own rock band, Anchondo. While his fans wanted more of his signature Latin-infused rock, Hector felt a calling to play the blues. He packed up and moved to Chicago for a year,...
Feb 22
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Nebraska Stories: Marion Crandell, 1206
The first American woman to die in World War I was an 1889 graduate of Omaha High School. While serving in a support role for American and French troops on the Western Front, Marion Crandell was killed during a German bombardment in the spring of 1918. Crandell’s story went largely unnoticed until...
Feb 22
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Nebraska Stories: Pixel, 1206
Ami Sheffield and her dog Pixel, a miniature American shepherd, are serious competitors in the rapidly growing sport of agility. They have serious fun doing it, too. Ami and Pixel are reigning titleholders in the 12-inch division of Westminster Kennel Club Master’s Agility Championship (they’ve wo...
Feb 22
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Nebraska Stories: A Time Capsule in Glass, 1205
The Cold War ended in 1992, but the remnants of this historic period can still be seen in the stained glass windows of Strategic Air Command Memorial Chapel at Offutt Air Force Base. The windows are filled with symbolism reflecting the earliest days of the Cold War.
Feb 22
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Nebraska Stories: Hector Anchondo and More, 1205
Hector Anchondo Hector Anchondo picked up a guitar at the age of 16 and has never looked back, finding success on the music scene with his own rock band, Anchondo. While his fans wanted more of his signature Latin-infused rock, Hector felt a calling to play the blues. He packed up and moved to Chic...
Feb 22
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