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President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy traveling in car, May 1961. | Credit: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

A special recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the New York CBS Newsroom from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death at 1 p.m. CST. George Clooney narrates.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson | Credit: Courtesy of LBJ Presidential Library
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

President Lyndon B. Johnson is chiefly remembered for the Vietnam War, but 50 years ago, he engineered two of the most important laws Congress ever passed: the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This special examines how LBJ transformed America.

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FRONTLINE investigates the power and politics of the NRA. | Credit: Courtesy of FRONTLINE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Frontline investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, this program examines why, despite the national trauma over gun violence, Washington hasn't acted.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Not THAT DC: Tweed Ride

WETA's New Web Series

NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

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Swimmers of all ages enjoy the Tidal Basin Bathing Beach in 1922. | Credit: Library of Congress

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation. 

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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 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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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What's on Now

5:00AM Sesame Street
Cast Iron Cooks
6:00AM Caillou
Caillou Shows Responsibility
6:30AM Arthur
Arthur Sells Out; Mind Your Manners
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Classical WETA

Gioachino Rossini

Quartet #6

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Susanna: Selections

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August 4
1943
Mary Wills becomes the first female bus driver for Arnold Bus Lines, the privately-owned bus company that serviced Arlington, Virginia.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Kids Channel

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

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