Johnny Carson, I Simply Call it Home and More

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 05/12/2022

Johnny Carson, I Simply Call it Home Explore the life of comedian and late-night talk show host Johnny Carson, more widely known as The King of Late Night, through a recently updated exhibit at the Elkhorn Valley Museum in his hometown of Norfolk . The display focuses on Carson's personal life from his childhood through his career as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Restoring the Bells of First Plymouth Go behind-the-scenes during the restoration of the nearly one-hundred-year-old carillon bells of First Plymouth Church. The old bells were made in England with the largest one weighing almost 5000 pounds. For decades, carillonneur Kathie Johnson has climbed the tower to play the bells and shows us just what it takes to play beautiful music in “The Singing Tower.” Safe Harbor Today a successful medical doctor, Dr. Bich Chau well remembers how comfortably she lived in Kien Giang Province in southern Vietnam where her father worked as a policeman. She was a young girl when the communists invaded the Mekong Delta and they quickly put her father in jail. When he was released, Dr. Chau's family escaped in a boat crammed with 94 other people who would rather face Thai pirates and uncertain life in a refugee camp than stay in their homeland. Ashton Lambie World champion cyclist Ashton Lambie is smashing records as he recently broke the 4000M world record in Mexico and also won a world championship in France. We managed to catch up with him and talk to him about his new success.