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Finding Your Roots, Season 3: Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Finding Your Roots, Season 3

War Stories: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers a long history of military service in the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain, and how this has instilled in each of them an enduring spirit of strength and integrity.

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David Ginder
Classical WETA
Weekday morning host

David Ginder

David Ginder is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's early-morning host. He came to WETA in 1989 after working at WKSG in Binghampton, New York and WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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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Nathan Leopold (left) and Richard Loeb, who confessed to the murder of Bobby Franks, appear at a Chicago jail. June 4, 1924. | Credit: Courtesy of © Bettmann/CORBIS
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Perfect Crime

American Experience re-examines the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924 to prove they were smart enough to get away with it. Their trial set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment.

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Frontline: The Fantasy Sports Gamble
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

A Frontline investigation with the New York Times spotlights fantasy sports and online sports betting. With law enforcement cracking down, the film traces the growth of these booming businesses.

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Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill in the PBS NewsHour newsroom.
WETA Television
Tonight at 11:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

New Hampshire Primary: A NewsHour Special Report

WETA's own Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff present coverage of the New Hampshire Primary, with reports from correspondents, as the returns are tallied.

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Independent Lens: The Black Panthers | Courtesy of Stephen Shames

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Scene from Mercy Street

Just how accurate is the show's portrayal?

Bassoonist Sandra Bailey, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs "I. Allegro con moto" from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman

Hear the next generation of classical champions!

MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE

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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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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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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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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Max Bruch

Symphony #3

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VivaLaVoce

Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony #2 "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise)

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February 9
1821
Columbian College is chartered by an act of Congress. In 1904 the school would change its name to The George Washington University.
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WETA UK

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

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TONIGHT: #AmericanExperience explores the notorious case of Leopold & Loeb in "The Perfect Crime" at 9pm. Preview: t.co/ydBocLJrP1

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