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Black History Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Classical WETA App

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WETA Kids Writers Contest 2017

Tell us your story and win prizes!

The Real History of Victoria

How accurate is the series?

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Ticket Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Educational Outings

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Educational Outings

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for fun and educational outings with children.

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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 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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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

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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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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Ken Burns Partnership

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight and explore under-the-radar activities.

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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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WETA History

WETA History Timeline

Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.

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What's on Now

12:30AM Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
2:01AM Agatha Raisin
Walkers of Dembley
2:46AM Agatha Raisin
Hell's Bells
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Classical WETA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto #9

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Agrippina: Act I, Scenes 20-24

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February 28
1844
Shortly after the USS Princeton departs Alexandria for a demonstration, a cannon aboard the ship explodes, killing the Secretary of State and Secretary of War.
WETA Around Town

WETA Around Town

Join the circle of prominent art, theater and film critics who make WETA Around Town your one source for the latest Washington-area reviews.

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Remembering Gwen Ifill

Remembering Gwen Ifill

We remember our friend and colleague and her nearly 40-year career as a newspaper and television journalist.

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Ward Chamberlin, former president and CEO of WETA. (Photo: Courtesy of WNET)

Ward Chamberlin

WETA is saddened to share the news of the passing of Ward Chamberlin on February 23, 2017. Ward served as President and CEO of WETA from 1975 to 1989.

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