Thomas Naegele and More

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 02/09/2022

Thomas Naegele, Behind Barbed Wire Artist Thomas Naegele, a German-born war refugee, entered another unexpected chapter in his young life when he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. In the midst of the war, with German prisoners of war incarcerated in America, Thomas was assigned to Internment Camp Indianola in Nebraska, to serve as an interpreter. In his free time, he painted scenes depicting everyday life at the prison camp. Experience history through the eyes of this extraordinary artist, where art becomes a window to a poignant past. Dancing in the Dirt Jami Kment and her teenage daughter, Lexie, share a common love for horses and competition. They form a dynamic duo in the sport of dressage and spend a significant amount of time together traveling the country to compete in United States Dressage. They share similar aspirations: to compete in the Olympics. “Shadows on the Screen” A filmmaker returns to his hometown of Grand Island and discovers rare footage of the town from the 20's, 30's and 50's. He hosts a premiere at the Grand Theatre in Grand Island, revealing the newly restore footage featuring rare scenes of everyday life.