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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.

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http://netnebraska.org
Description
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.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-22 21:52
last episode published
2019-04-25 23:13
publication frequency
6.73 days
Contributors
NET Nebraska owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
113
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Categories
Society & Culture History Visual Arts TV & Film Arts

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Episodes

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25.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: D-Day Barney Oldfield segment, 1013

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22.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: St. Gerald's Garden, 1013

Connecting kids to nature has been the mission of St. Gerald's Elementary School for over a decade. The school developed a hands-on program where students learn how to grow a garden from start to finish...and they simply love it!
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22.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: In the Listening Room with Andrea von Kampen, 1013

Join singer-songwriter Andrea von Kampen in the music studio as she records songs for her first full album. Her soulful folk songs have amassed millions of streams on Spotify and her following continues to grow as this young Nebraska talent takes her...
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22.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Haute Stacker, 1013

The handmade candies of chocolatier Melissa Stephens, owner of The Cordial Cherry in Omaha, are works of art in their own right. But, Stephens' creativity also extends beyond the kitchen. With advanced degrees in science, she currently has a patent p...
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22.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: In the Listening Room with Andrea von Kampen & More, 1013

“In the Listening Room with Andrea von Kampen” Join singer-songwriter Andrea von Kampen in the music studio as she records songs for her first full album. Her soulful folk songs have amassed millions of streams on Spotify and her following continues ...
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15.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Weekend on Horseback, 1012

Held?annually at?Nebraska National Forest,?the 4-H Foundation?Trail?Ride is a?popular?social event that attracts?riders?across Nebraska and?other?states.
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15.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Victims of Peace, 1012

While employed by a military contractor in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kathryn Bokovac discovered abuses by law enforcement personnel, international peacekeepers, private contractors and local police, who were frequenting brothels staffed by underage girls...
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Nebraska Stories: In the Key of Glass, 1012

At first glance, Philip Glass and Paul Barnes are a study in contrasts. The former is one of the most highly regarded and influential composers of the late 20th century, famous for his frequently understated and minimalistic music and personality. The...
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Nebraska Stories: In the Key of Glass & More, 1012

“In the Key of Glass” At first glance, Philip Glass and Paul Barnes are a study in contrasts. The former is one of the most highly regarded and influential composers of the late 20th century, famous for his frequently understated and minimalistic music...
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14.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: A Championship Legacy, 1012

“A Championship Legacy” Through all the championship teams in the Nebraska Volleyball dynasty, no two players have been more decorated than Kenzie Maloney and Mikaela Foecke. Two national championships, two conference titles, and four final four appear...
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8.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: The Dundee Theater, 1011

The Dundee Theater is the cornerstone of Omaha’s historic Dundee district.? The Dundee neighborhood is also home to Warren Buffett and the childhood home of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne.? The neighborhood theater opened in the 1925 a...
NET Nebraska author
8.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Winston, Kid Composer, 1011

Winston Schneider is a typical fifth grader who likes insects, Legos, and Star Wars. Winston is also an award-winning classical composer who recently won the National Association for Music Education's Student Composers Competition for his piece “Scher...
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8.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Building A Dream & More, 1011

“Building A Dream” What do you do when your small school needs a theater space? If you're Tami Maytum, you organize a barn raising! When the Malcolm High School drama coach?won a $10,000 national grant,it kickstarted her plan to build a practice spac...
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8.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Building A Dream, 1011

What do you do when your small school needs a theater space? If you're Tami Maytum, you organize a barn raising! When the Malcolm High School drama coach?won a $10,000 national grant, it kickstarted her plan to build a practice space for her drama st...
NET Nebraska author
1.04.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: A Taste of Nebraska & More, 1010

“Schmackary’s Cookies” When Zachary Schmahl left Nebraska for the bright lights of Broadway, he wanted to make it big on Broadway and he did, but it wasn’t through theater. It was through cookies. Learn how this small town kid became the self-procla...
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25.03.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: The Hat Maker, 1009

There are around 60 custom hat makers in the United States and one lives in the heart of the Sandhills. Using antique tools and machinery, Kaycee Orr Hoffman is a master of her craft. She’ll build any hat you’d like, but her cowboy hats are among th...
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25.03.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Kindergarten Grandma, 1009

Former teacher Charlotte Miller enjoys volunteering as a teacher's aide at Elliott Elementary. Now 88-years-old, Charlotte hopes to instill a love of learning in her kindergarten students.
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Nebraska Stories: Nebraska Star Party & More, 1009

“Nebraska Star Party” “It’s a celestial celebration like no other in the country. The 25th year of the Nebraska Star Party welcomed people from all over the country to some of the darkest skies in the nation. At Merritt Reservoir in Valentine, young ...
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Nebraska Stories: Nebraska Star Party, 1009

Stargazers from across the U.S. gather to observe the night sky at Merritt Reservoir near Valentine during the annual Nebraska Star Party. This multi-day event draws hobbyists seeking to escape light pollution in the sanctity of the Sandhills where th...
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18.03.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: The Statue on the Hill, 1008

On the Ponca homeland in Northeast Nebraska, Alice Erickson looks up at the bronze statue of her great-great-great grandfather—Chief Standing Bear. Created by artist Ben Victor, the 11 foot statue depicts the Chief pleading for his freedom. Arrested f...
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18.03.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: A Hopping Success, 1008

Since 2013, Midwest Hop Producers has been paving the way for the Hop industry in the Midwest. A partnership with the University of Nebraska has helped take the business to a whole new level.
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Nebraska Stories: Half-Way to St. Pat's!, 1008

The village of Greeley celebrates its founding heritage every year by throwing a big Irish party. The day long festival includes music, food, history, culture and a whole lot of fun. Held on the third Saturday in September, which is about half-way to...
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18.03.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: The Statue on the Hill & more, 1008

“The Statue on the Hill" On the Ponca homeland in Northeast Nebraska, Alice Erickson looks up at the bronze statue of her great-great-great grandfather—Chief Standing Bear. Created by artist Ben Victor, the 11 foot statue depicts the Chief pleading for...
NET Nebraska author
25.02.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: William, Luther and Cody, 1007

“William, Luther and Cody” Cody Cade Is a Nebraska National Guard soldier and curator of the Guard’s museum in Seward. He reflects on the experiences of two other young Nebraska soldiers (William Dermann of Talmage and Luther Swanson of Oakdale), whose...
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Nebraska Stories: The Sound of Things, 1007

“The Sound of Things” Jay Kreimer mixes his talent as a sculptor and musician to turn everyday objects into innovative musical instruments or as he says, “scraps of possibilities.” Kreimer has taken his music on the road across Europe and into Asia. ...
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25.02.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Code Name Looking Glass & more, 1007

“Code Name: Looking Glass" For nearly 3 decades beginning in 1961, at the height of the US and Soviet Cold War tensions, Strategic Air Command operated airborne command posts, code named “Looking Glass” for its ability to mirror the nuclear command und...
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Nebraska Stories: Code Name Looking Glass, 1007

“Code Name: Looking Glass" For nearly 3 decades beginning in 1961, at the height of the US and Soviet Cold War tensions, Strategic Air Command operated airborne command posts, code named “Looking Glass” for its ability to mirror the nuclear command und...
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Nebraska Stories: The Big Sounds of Bobby Layne, 1006

“The Big Sounds of Bobby Layne" For 65 years the Bobby Layne Orchestra has played ballrooms across the United States and it’s been quite a journey for band leader, Bobby Layne. Over his long career Layne has guided many orchestra members through multi...
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Nebraska Stories: A Love Letter to Louise, 705

When they were students at the University of Nebraska, Louise Pound was greatly admired by Willa Cather. In a youthful letter penned by now famous author, we get a glimpse into her world and her desire for women. Producer: Christine Lesiak See more ...
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Nebraska Stories: Rez Squatchers, 1006

“Rez Squatchers" A pair of brothers have set out to find Ci’tonga, a creature the Omaha Indians say is similar to Bigfoot or Sasquatch. Their company, Rez Squatching, takes tourists into wooded areas around Macy to seek out the beast. They’re certain C...
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Nebraska Stories: Newton's Apple Tree, 1006

“Newton’s Apple Tree" When is an apple tree more than an apple tree? How about when it’s a descendant of the ancient tree that inspired Sir Issac Newton’s law of gravity in the summer of 1666. Only a handful of “Flower of Kent” trees exist in the wor...
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18.02.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: The Big Sounds of Bobby Layne & more, 1006

“The Big Sounds of Bobby Layne" For 65 years the Bobby Layne Orchestra has played ballrooms across the United States and it’s been quite a journey for band leader, Bobby Layne. Over his long career Layne has guided many orchestra members through multi...
NET Nebraska author
7.02.2019

Nebraska Stories: Drilling for Perfection, 1005

“Drilling for Perfection” General John J. Pershing formed a rifle drill team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln more than a century ago. Today, the National Society of Pershing Rifles serves as a model for discipline and excellence in colleges arou...
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7.02.2019

Nebraska Stories: War Quilts, 1005

“War Quilts” Intricately pieced, brilliantly colored wool quilts made during wartime by men serving in the British military were featured in an exhibit at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum this past summer. The unique display of 30 quil...
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7.02.2019

Nebraska Stories: War Quilts & more, 1005

“War Quilts” Explore brilliantly colored wool quilts made by men during wartime that were on exhibit at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum. “Drilling for Perfection” General John J. Pershing formed a rifle drill team at the University of N...
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Nebraska Stories: Huskers March the Rose Parade, 1005

“Huskers March the Rose Parade” Follow the Cornhusker Marching Band’s first appearance at the prestigious Rose Bowl Parade. In 1941, the same year the Cornhusker football team made their first ever bowl appearance at the Rose Bowl, the “Pride of All Ne...
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Nebraska Stories: Guardians of the Baton, 1004

“Guardians of the Baton" An incredible story of secrets behind a historic baton connected to famous composer Richard Wagner that was recently returned to his home in Germany through the efforts an a Nebraska woman. More stories www.netnebraska.org/neb...
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Nebraska Stories: Guardians of the Baton & more, 1004

“Guardians of the Baton" Hear the long-kept secret of how a historic baton connected to German composer Richard Wagner found its way to Nebraska and follow it's return to the composer's home through the efforts of a Lincoln woman. “River of Surprises"...
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Nebraska Stories: River of Surprises, 1004

“River of Surprises" Photographer Mike Forsberg and Filmmaker Pete Stegen spent 35 days traveling by bike, on foot and by canoe to follow a mythical drop of water from the Rockies to the Plains. They face killer dams, ghosts of the past and a storm th...
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Nebraska Stories: Hometown Husker, 1004

“Hometown Husker" Hayley Densberger's dream of playing college volleyball was fulfilled in 2017 when she walked on at Nebraska. She has a lot of pride about where she comes from and in her family which helped her succeed. More stories www.netnebraska....
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Nebraska Stories: Final Call for Lincoln Telephone, 1003

“Final Call for Lincoln Telephone" The Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum may have been Lincoln’s biggest little secret. Spanning from the earliest days of the telephone to the present, the museum’s collection featured a number of rare phones. More storie...
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Nebraska Stories: Figaro Across Nebraska, 1003

“Figaro across Nebraska” It was the realization of a dream as William Shomos, Professor of Music at UNL, hit the road with a cast of student performers and musicians to perform Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro!" in rural Nebraska. More stories www.net...
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28.01.2019 http://net-cache.unl.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/nestories_podcast_manual.jpg

Nebraska Stories: Final Call for Lincoln Telephone & more, 1003

“Final Call for Lincoln Telephone" The Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum may have been Lincoln’s biggest little secret. Spanning from the earliest days of the telephone to the present, the museum’s collection featured a number of rare phones. “Figaro a...
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Nebraska Stories: Matt Sesow's Paint Therapy, 1002

"Matt Sesow's Paint Therapy" Matt Sesow was forever changed the day he was playing football on a grassy runway and didn't see the small aircraft coming in to land. He recovered from his physical injuries and continued to excel in school, but the tra...
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Nebraska Stories: Sally Bard's War Stories, 1002

“Sally Bard’s War Stories” “This has made an old man of me in both looks and ways” wrote Carl “Sally” Bard to his young love who was waiting for him back home in Wakefield. Before he left to fight in World War I, the 24-year-old soldier never ventured...
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Nebraska Stories: Aiming for the Old West, 1002

“Aiming for the Old West” Cowboy action shooting is a sport with an Old West flavor. Wearing period costumes and adopting aliases like Panhandle Kate, Stirrup Trouble, and Grizzly Dave, competitors use six-shooters and single action rifles in a skill ...
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Nebraska Stories: Aiming for the Old West & more, 1002

“Aiming for the Old West” Cowboy action shooting is a sport with an Old West flavor. Wearing period costumes and adopting aliases like Panhandle Kate, Stirrup Trouble, and Grizzly Dave, competitors use six-shooters and single action rifles in a skill ...
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Nebraska Stories: And We Walked & more, 1001

"And We Walked" On a spring morning, members of the Ponca tribe gather near the town of Niobrara to walk. They’re following the footsteps of their great-great grandparents who, 140 years earlier, were driven by soldiers from their traditional Nebraska...
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Nebraska Stories Thursday 8pm Ct

The new season of Nebraska Stories…. Thursday night at 8 central on NET.
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Nebraska Stories Season 10 Premier Jan 17th 8pm #1

The new season of Nebraska Stories…. begins Thursday night, January 17th at 8 central on NET.
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