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Title: " All Is But a Beginning--Part 2 "
From birth in 1881 in Illinois and a youth spent in Kansas, Neihardt moved to Wayne, Nebraska, and received a degree from Nebraska Normal College in science in 1897 at the age of 16. He had been writing diligently and his first printed book, The Divine Enchantment, was completed at that age and published three years later. About that time, he began teaching at a small country school near the Omaha and Winnebago tribe reservations. That would provide an introduction to Native American culture and philosophy, a subject with which he found great empathy and which would fascinate him for the rest of his life. He speaks of how he learned from an old Indian man the hope that keeps us going: "Looking up, he saw an eagle soaring yonder on a spread of mighty wings and it was the eagle's voice he heard. 'As I listened,' the old man said, 'a power ran through me that never left me, old as I am. Often when it seemed the end had come, I have heard the eagle's cry: 'Hold fast, hold fast; there is more...' "
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Production Date: 1972
Length: 30 minutes
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Series Title: ALL IS BUT A BEGINNING