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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1997

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

  • November 20, 1997: Charlyne Berens
  • October 16, 1997: John Janovy
  • September 18, 1997: Hilda Raz
  • April 17, 1997: Lela Knox Shanks
  • March 20, 1997: Stephanie Grace Whitson
  • February 20, 1997: Carol Miles Petersen

No video was produced for the January 16, 1997 presentation by John Sorenson.

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