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Dr. Sidney Farber, considered the father of modern chemotherapy, pictured at left with colleagues, c. 1950. | Credit:  Courtesy of Dana Farber Institute
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Part 1 of 3: Magic Bullets: This episode follows the centuries-long search for a "cure" for cancer, but centers on the story of Sidney Farber, who, defying conventional wisdom in the late 1940s, introduces the modern era of chemotherapy. Interwoven with Farber's narrative is the contemporary story of a young girl diagnosed with leukemia.

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Ann Bulkina
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: Pianist Anna Bulkina

The Phillips Collection presents Turkmenistan-born pianist Anna Bulkina, in a recital of Beethoven, Brahms and more recorded December 12, 2010.

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Sesame Street
Kids
WETA Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion. 

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Antiques Roadshow
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

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Pie in the Sky
WETA UK
Mondays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Pie in the Sky

A retired police detective tries to succeed in the restaurant business, but is constantly still being called upon to solve mysterious crimes.

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Sen. Matthew Mansfield Neely of West Virginia introduced the first legislation to fund cancer research | Credit: Library of Congress
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How the Federal Anti-Cancer Effort Began

Back in the 1920s an obscure U.S. Senator from West Virginia, Matthew Mansfield Neely, fired the first salvos in the federal war on cancer.

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J.S. Bach

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Texas Western's NCAA Championship victory over all-white Kentucky at Cole Field House in 1966 went way beyond sports. | Credit: El Paso Times

The 1966 NCAA final at Cole Field House went way beyond sports.

Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) and Sister Evangelina (Pam Ferris) | Credit: Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions

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WETA Kids Games

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

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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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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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Ready to Learn

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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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Telly Visions

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Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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Ticket Giveaways

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

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Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto, BWV 1041 in A Minor

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Il pastor fido (The faithful shepherd)

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March 30
1981
John Hinckley, Jr. shoots President Ronald Reagan in the chest outside of the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Around Town

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Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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