SKATE FOR CHANGE
Skateboarders and the homeless? Meet Mike Smith, an Imperial Nebraska native who inspires kids to combine skateboarding fun with social change—a movement that’s catching on across America.
WITH HELPLESS TERROR
On Easter Sunday in 1913, Beulah Adams was walking in an Omaha park when a tornado ripped up the world around her. She survived and shares her story of “helpless terror” in a letter to her mother.
DUST COVERED DREAMS
Dust Bowl survivors in Nebraska suffered heat and drought and grasshopper plagues as author Barbara Mohrman tells in this intimate family story discovered in a cardboard box. And then came the war.
Reprise: A PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS
Jerry Johnston reads this riveting account of a grasshopper plague from the 1880s, animated by Tim Svoboda.