Willa Comes Alive

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/28/2022

Omaha sculptor Littleton Alston won the commission to create a bronze of writer Willa Cather for installation at National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol. With the final version approved, Alston traveled to a Colorado foundry where in a single day's time the 7-foot metal sculpture came alive through the patina process.

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Christine Lesiak