Nebraska is a deep red state that hasn’t gone Democratic in a presidential contest in over 50 years. So how can the minority party become relevant in state politics? Enter Jane Kleeb. She married a Nebraska rancher and went on to lead the successful state resistance blocking the Keystone Pipeline. Now she’s been elected the chair of the state Democratic Party. Can she change her party’s fortunes?
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Postcards From The Great Divide is a series of short documentaries produced by leading American independent filmmakers that will be released in a digital partnership between PBS’ Election 2016 initiative and The Washington Post, with a subsequent PBS broadcast on the World Channel.