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President Obama
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

President Obama’s Address on Immigration

President Barack Obama will address the nation regarding executive actions on immigration tonight at 8:00pm.

PBS NewsHour coverage →
Poirot, Series 12: Curtain
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Poirot, Series 12: Curtain

David Suchet stars in his last case as Hercule Poirot. Confined to a wheelchair and crippled with arthritis, the now elderly Poirot is reunited with his old friend Captain Hastings at Styles, the country house where the pair first met 30 years before in their first murder investigation together. Poirot summons the last of his strength as their fellow guests begin to fall victim to attacks. 

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Mozart
Classical WETA
Which composer are you?

Classical Composer Personality Quiz

History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble? 

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Super WHY!
Kids
WETA Kids

Super WHY!

Super WHY! is a 3-D animated adventure series, produced by the creators of Blue's Clues, designed to provide children with the critical skills they need to read.

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Midsomer Rhapsody - Charlie Speight and Peggy Adler | Photo Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Midsomer Murders, Series VIII

Midsomer Rhapsody: Music teacher Arthur Leggot is killed when confronting an intruder in his home who apparently came for a music manuscript. And, predictably, where the manuscript goes, murders follow, and Barnaby investigates.

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Twenty Twelve Cast
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:30pm on WETA UK

Twenty Twelve

Hugh Bonneville, Amelia Bullmore, Olivia Colman and Jessica Hynes star in this spoof on-location documentary about the team responsible for putting together the 2012 London Olympics. 

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Photo taken from the Washington Monument of the south side of the White House in the snow, 1/27/87 | Photo Credit: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum/NARA
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

1987: The Blizzard of Discontent

On the morning of January 22, 1987, Washington was hit by a massive snowstorm that, in some ways, might have been the beginning of then-Mayor Marion Barry's downfall.

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Schedule Change: PBS NEWSHOUR's coverage of President Obama's White House speech on immigration will air tonight from 8:00pm-8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD. All other programs will shift 30 minutes forward. Learn more →
Arlington National Cemetery

Watch the full program online.

C.P.E. Bach

Listen throughout November on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum/White House

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Homeless couple at bus stop, 14th and P St. NW, 1986 | Photo Credit: Courtesy of Michael Horsley

Michael Horsley's haunting images

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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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

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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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

Classical WETA

Max Bruch

Scottish Fantasy: IV-Finale

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VivaLaVoce

Giuseppe Verdi

Un Ballo in Maschera: "Ecco l'orrido campo...Ma dall'arido stelo divulsa"

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1930
The cornerstone of the Folger Shakespeare Library is laid in Washington, D.C.
WETA UK

WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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WETA Tweets

Available to stream online: Watch #AmericanExperience's "Cold War Roadshow" in full: t.co/KwH2E5n9nF

His classic photos are in our #weta80s special - read our @BoundaryStones Q&A w/local photographer Michael Horsley: t.co/U7Wok8Ow0p

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Donate Your Vehicle

Donate Your Vehicle

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

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