Skate for Change and More

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/15/2013

Skate for Change Mike Smith inspires kids to combine skateboarding with social change. It's a movement that's catching on across America. With Helpless Terror On Easter Sunday in 1913, Beulah Adams was walking in an Omaha park when a tornado dropped from the sky. She survived and shared her story of helpless terror in a letter to her mother. Dust Covered Dreams Author Barbara Eymann Mohrman shares a revealing story of the sad death of her grandfather. A tenant farmer with 10 children, Chriss Eymann survived many hardships including the Dust Bowl years, but when his four of his sons went off to war he struggled to fight his black moods. His sons survived the war, but it was too late for their dad. A PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS A riveting account of a July day in 1874 when millions grasshoppers devoured everything green on the Nebraska prairie.