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Photo Credit: Courtesy of © Sacha Mirzoeff
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story

2010 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Born Free — a book and film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? And what has happened to the people featured in the film? What has Born Free taught us?

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Bill Bukowski
Classical WETA
Afternoon host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Bill Bukowski

Bill Bukowski is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's weekday afternoon host. He came to WETA in 2013 from WSCL on the Delmarva pennisula. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, mountain dulcimer and ukulele.

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Kids
WETA Kids

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is a "television visit" between Mister Rogers and his young viewers. He makes every day special and every kid welcome! The series is geared primarily to 2 to 5 year olds, but appropriate for all ages.

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Admiral Hyman Rickover standing aboard the USS Nautilus. | Credit: Courtesy of Eleanor Rickover
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power

A profile of Hyman G. Rickover (1900-86), the Navy admiral who oversaw the development and expansion of the nuclear-powered navy.

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Lewis, Series 1 | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Lewis, Series 1

Well known to Inspector Morse fans as the enigmatic detective's sidekick and foil, Robbie Lewis has been portrayed by Kevin Whately since 1987. After Morse's death, Lewis got his own show and a promotion to Detective Inspector. See how it all began!

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Beethoven

Listen throughout December on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Real Life History of Downton Abbey

Is the series true to history?

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

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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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 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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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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Quintet E-flat Major

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VivaLaVoce

Joseph-Marie Canteloube

Chants d'Auvergne: Series I

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1969
University of Maryland graduate Jim Henson goes to work on Sesame Street.
Burgers in Washington

Burgers in Washington

Explore the gamut of burgers in Washington, from greasy to gourmet.

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WETA Tweets

RT @BoundaryStones: Remembering one of the scariest episodes in #DChistory: The Shotgun Stalker's 1993 reign of terror. RIP victims. http:/…

Tis the season for special holiday programming on WETA Television and Classical WETA! Check out what we have on tap: t.co/6N035OwE2R

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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