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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1986

Videos of these readings have been provided by LNKTV. Video and sound quality may vary. (Click on the names to view.)

  • December 18, 1986: Peg Sheldrick
  • November 20, 1986: Ted Kooser
  • October 23, 1986: Marcia Southwick
  • September 25, 1986: Susan Strayer Deal
  • July 17, 1986: Fredrick Zydek
  • June 19, 1986: Michael Zangari
  • April 24, 1986: Dwight Marsh
  • March 27, 1986: Art Homer
  • February 13, 1986: Carol Ann Russell
  • January 16, 1986: Virginia Gilbert

Main Ames Reading Series page

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