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The World Comes to Omaha

This Nebraska Stories vignette, narrated by Pam Carter, describes how William Jennings Byran, Gurdon Wattles and others, worked together to bring the Trans-Mississippi Exposition to Omaha in 1898. Over two million people, from 26 different countries, came to Omaha for the Expo.

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