NET’s ‘Nebraska Stories’ Ends Season With Pandemic Perspectives

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NET’s ‘Nebraska Stories’ Ends Season with Pandemic Perspectives

LINCOLN, Neb. (April 16, 2021) – “Nebraska Stories” caps off its television season with a special half-hour episode exploring different perspectives related to the pandemic. “Nebraska Stories: When the World Changed” premieres at 8:30 p.m. CT, Thursday, April 29, on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

The “When the World Changed” episode features a story about the parallels between the 1918 flu and the coronavirus pandemic and two essays that examine how the pandemic transformed our lives. Also, follow two Wahoo natives who fought virus boredom by visiting all of Nebraska’s towns: 531 of them, to be exact.

Enjoyed by viewers across the state for its stories about history, hidden places and interesting people, “Nebraska Stories” explores the art, nature, food, science, history and the people who make Nebraska special.

“Nebraska Stories” is funded in part by the Nebraska Tourism Commission, Nebraska 811 and the Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation. This special episode with stories related to the pandemic is funded in part by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

The series is on Facebook, the NET Nebraska App and


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NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit