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Main Topic: Our State

Topic: Nebraska Industry

Speaker: Jody Lamp

Born to Rein

Documentary film co-producer, speaker and author, Jody Lamp, shares how three native Nebraskans and communities throughout the state of Nebraska received national notoriety in America’s oldest sport.  The program commemorates the lives and accomplishments of native Nebraskans and National Hall of Fame Horsemen, John A. Nerud of Minatare, NE; and father-and-son Marion and Jack Van Berg of Columbus, NE. The program also features other Hall of Fame horse trainers, jockeys, horses; and explains how America’s first Triple Crown winner, Sir Barton, became part of the U.S. Army Remount Service at Fort Robinson in Crawford, NE.  Presentation is accompanied by PowerPoint still images from the film, video clips, and interviews.

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