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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

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1987

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

  • December 17, 1987: Judith Nelson
  • November 19, 1987: Mark Sanders
  • October 15, 1987: Ann Bardens
  • September 17, 1987: Sally Herrin
  • July 16, 1987: Stephen Behrendt
  • June 18, 1987: John McNamara
  • April 16, 1987: Lorraine Duggin
  • March 19, 1987: Trish Murphy
  • February 19, 1987: Barbara Schmitz
  • January 15, 1987: Richard Duggin

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1988

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

  • December 15, 1988: Joyletta Alice
  • November 17, 1988: David McCleery
  • October 20, 1988: Glenna Luschei
  • September 15, 1988: Charles Flowerday
  • June 16, 1988: Karen Mockler
  • May 19, 1988: John Stevens Berry
  • April 21, 1988: Twyla Hansen
  • March 10, 1988: Georgia Robertson
  • February 18, 1988: Kim Wheeler
  • January 21, 1988: Calvin Miller

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1989

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

  • December 14, 1989: John Phillips Palmer
  • September 21, 1989: Miriam Ben-Yaacov
  • May 18, 1989: Kent Haruf
  • April 20, 1989: Erin Belieu
  • March 16, 1989: Nancy Peters Hastings
  • February 16, 1989: Ella Robinson
  • January 19, 1989: Tamora Whitney

No video was produced for the November 16, 1989 presentation by Greg Kosmicki.

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 1990

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

  • November 15, 1990: Herb Hyde
  • October 18, 1990: Fran Reinehr
  • September 20, 1990: Stephen Behrendt
  • May 17, 1990: Les Whipp
  • April 19, 1990: Timothy Houghton
  • March 15, 1990: William Kloefkorn
  • February 15, 1990: Terry Oberst
  • January 18, 1990: David McCleery and Clay Walker

No video was produced for the December 13, 1990 presentation by Greg Kuzma.

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