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Muhammad Ali walks through the streets of NYC with members of the Black Panther Party, Sept 1970. (Courtesy of David Fenton/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

This documentary covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout, his battle to overturn his five-year prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service. The film focuses on the years 1967 to 1970, when Ali lived in exile within the U.S., stripped of his heavyweight belt and banned from boxing, sacrificing fame and fortune on principle.

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Front Row Washington: Cellist Andreas Brantelid
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: Cellist Andreas Brantelid

The Phillips Collection presents the Washington, D.C. debut of Danish cellist Andreas Brantelid, one of Scandinavia's leading cellists who made his concerto debut at age 14 and plays the "Boni-Hegar" Stradivarius from 1707.

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Caillou
Kids
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Caillou

Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.

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Antiques Roadshow
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

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Craig McLachlan stars as the maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake in "The Doctor Blake Mysteries" | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Mondays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

Australian Second World War veteran Doctor Lucien Blake returns home to Ballarat after 30 years to take over the local medical practice and solve crimes.

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WETA UK

British television at its best, around the clock, seven days a week.

Beethoven

Listen throughout December on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Allen Leech as Tom Branson, Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary | Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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Photo Credit: Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation, 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Get into the spirit with specials on WETA TV and 90.9 FM.

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Television & Children

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Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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Ready to Learn

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Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

ReadingRockets.org looks at how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. 

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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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What's on Now

9:30AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Time for Daniel; There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too
10:00AM Elmo's Christmas Countdown
11:00AM Dinosaur Train
Rocket Train Surprise Party; Cloudy With a Chance of Fun
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Classical WETA

Traditional

Selections from "O Come All Ye Faithful - Choir of King's College, Cambridge" (4-7)

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VivaLaVoce

Antonio Vivaldi

Farnace: Act I

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1973
To attract passengers from the Washington area, Friendship airport is renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
Sesame Street

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The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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