Day of the Dead and More

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 11/01/2013

DAY OF THE DEAD. Dia de los Muertos is, above all, a celebration of life. Come with us to the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Bancroft Gallery in South Omaha as we look death in the eye with humor, music, dancing--and art. NEVER FORGET. Who would expect a Nazi concentration camp to inspire children today? A Holocaust education program in Omaha resurrects the music and art, created in secret, of a village called Terezin. MIRACLE ON THE PRAIRIE. A century ago, children and adults with intellectual disabilities often endured abuse and abandonment in large institutions. But in 1913, a visionary Lutheran pastor and the small community of Axtell wanted to change that. DREAM CAR AUCTION. The sights and sounds of the late September sale of rare vintage cars from the last century. Ten thousand people from all over the world converge on Pierce, Nebraska and spend 2.8 million dollars.