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  • Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Delivers State of the State Address
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    Nebraska State of the State Address

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R) delivered his fourth and final State of the State address of his current term, highlighting the state’s progress in tax reform, creation of new jobs, and…

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  • Discussion on the Nebraska State Capitol Archives
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    Nebraska State Capitol Archives

    Karen Wagner showed pieces from the Nebraska State Capitol archives that detail the history of the building. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities…

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  • Nebraska State of the State Address
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    Nebraska State of the State Address

    Governor Pete Ricketts (R-NE) delivered his annual State of the State address from the State Capitol in Lincoln. He called for property and income tax reform and outlined his budget…

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  • Nebraska 2nd Congressional District Debate
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    Nebraska 2nd Congressional District Debate

    Incumbent Representative Brad Ashford (D) and Don Bacon (R) participated in a debate in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District race. Courtesy of KMTV and the Omaha World Herald. Political…

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  • William Jennings Bryan House
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    William Jennings Bryan House

    Wayne Hester gave a tour of the William Jennings Bryan House, also known as Fairview. William Jennings Bryan, a Nebraska politician, public speaker, and writer, lived at the house from 1902-1914.…

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  • Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts R State of the State Address
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    Nebraska State of the State Address

    Governor Pete Ricketts (R-NE) delivered his annual State of the State Address at the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln. He stressed the need for the state to lead in economic growth and…

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  • A Conversation with Freshman Representative Brad Ashford DNE
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    New Member of Congress, Representative Brad Ashford

    Representative Brad Ashford (D-NE) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. He defeated incumbent Republican Lee Terry in the 2014 election, and he ran for political…

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  • Omahas Railroad History
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    Omaha's Railroad History

    Carrie Meyer talked about Omaha’s former train depot, Union Station, housed in the Durham Museum. She gave a tour of the art deco structure and explained how the Trans Continental Railroad provided an…

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  • 1898 Trans Mississippi and International Exposition
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    1898 Trans Mississippi and International Exposition

    Carrie Meyer talked about the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, which showcased the developed West from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast. Business and community leaders from 24 states…

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  • emStanding Bear v Crookem
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    Standing Bear v. Crook

    Hugh Reilly talked about Standing Bear v. Crook, the 1879 landmark case involved the Ponca Indian’s chief Standing Bear, the United States government, and General George Crook. It recognized an Indian as a…

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  • Omaha Union Stockyard
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    Omaha Union Stockyard

    Carrie Meyer, curator of Exhibits and Collections at the Durham Museum, talked about the museum’s exhibit dedicated to Omaha’s livestock industry and shared historic photos of the Union Stockyards found in the…

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  • American History TV in Omaha Nebraska
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    American History TV in Omaha, Nebraska

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Omaha, Nebraska, from May 7-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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  • emThe Middle of Everywhereem
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    The Middle of Everywhere

    Mary Pipher talked about her book, The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community, about the challenges refugees face as they arrive in the U.S. For several years Ms. Pipher was a…

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  • Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
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    Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors

    The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors at the Bennett Martin Public Library in Lincoln, Nebraska, was profiled. Since 1949, the reference department of the Bennett Martin Public Library in…

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  • emThe Selected Letters of Willa Catherem
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    The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

    Andrew Jewell, co-editor of The Selected Letters of Willa Cather, talked about the author and her letters. The letters include humorous reports of life in Red Cloud, Nebraska, in the late 19th century, notes…

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  • Book TV in Lincoln Nebraska
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    Book TV in Lincoln, Nebraska

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Lincoln, Nebraska, from May 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with…

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  • Nebraska State Capitol Architecture and Design
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    Nebraska State Capitol Architecture and Design

    Robert Ripley talked about the design features of the Nebraska State Capitol building, the third to be erected on the site. It was America’s first statehouse design to radically depart from the prototypical…

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  • First Peoples of the Plains
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    First Peoples of the Plains

    Curator Alan J. Osborn talked about an exhibit at the University of Nebraska State Museum that helps visitors understand the history and cultural traditions of the First Peoples of the Great Plains.…

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  • Governor Pete Ricketts on Nebraska
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    Governor Pete Ricketts on Nebraska

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R) talked about the history and politics of the state. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Lincoln,…

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  • Thomas Kennard House
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    Thomas Kennard House

    Historian Jim McKee talked about the Kennard House, the oldest standing structure in Lincoln, Nebraska. The house belonged to Thomas P. Kennard, the first Secretary of State for Nebraska and one of three men…

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