Nebraska Stories On Demand

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May 7, 2012
• Just Like the Old Country: Some of the first homesteaders and settlers in Nebraska were of Czech descent. And every year, the cultural traditions... more››
May 7, 2012
The Lure of the Land: The Homestead Act of 1862 triggered one of the largest migrations in history, bringing immigrants from all over the world, U.S... more››
May 7, 2012
A brief visit to the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska as modern-day immigrants become new Americans and take the oath of citizenship.
May 7, 2012
Looking for Bliss: A look back at a mysterious African-American settlement near Goose Lake in Nebraska, now long gone, where a group of former slaves... more››
May 7, 2012
• A Plague of Locusts: An animated recreation of the devastation locusts wrought on the homesteads of the Great Plains, along with a narrated first-... more››
April 2, 2012
On this episode: Dancing with Robots, Silicon Prairie, A Passion for Acting, and A Lifetime of Dreams.
April 2, 2012
A school teacher from Beatrice, Nebraska dreamed her big band compositions might one day be recorded, and at the age of 84, Betty Nieveen released... more››
April 2, 2012
Dancing with Robots: UNL computer science students deploy flying robots to mix it up on the dance floor with dance students as both groups learn to... more››
April 2, 2012
A couple of Lincoln High drama students competing to win best one-act play in Nebraska reveal their true passion for acting has little to do with... more››
April 2, 2012
Silicon Prairie: When it comes to the world of high tech business can Nebraska compete with California and New York? Two guys from Omaha say yes.

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