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Beef State: Raising Cattle on the Prairie

Beef State: Raising Cattle on the Prairie

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The hour-long program tells a tale of economic ecological and cultural upheaval as well as the personal stories of victory loss and true grit that made Nebraska the Beef State. It weaves together historical background and human determination into a fascinating saga that takes viewers on a panoramic sweep through a century of American history. It follows the first cattle drives into Nebraska and traces the impact of the industry on Nebraska through the state's settlement and homesteading eras and the rise of cattle barons such as Bartlett Richards. The story continues with the evolution of the modern ranch following the growth of the beef industry through two world wars the blizzard of 1949 and the rise and fall of the Omaha Stockyards.

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    Title: Beef State: Raising Cattle on the Prairie
    Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
    Starring: Peter Coyote
    Director: Olive Bucklin
    Release Date: 6/23/2009
    Original Year: 2009
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 0
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 601
    UPC: 841887010849
    Item #: PBS001084
    This product is a special order

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 6/23/2009
    Closed Caption: Yes
    Run Time: 60 minutes
    Studio: PBS (Direct)