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Eleanor Roosevelt, Hyde Park, NY, August 1920 (Photo credit: Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site)
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The Storm (1920–1933): FDR seems assured of a bright future in politics until polio devastates him. He spends seven years trying to walk again, while Eleanor builds a life of her own. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and, as governor of New York, acts with such vigor and imagination as the Depression begins that the Democrats make him their presidential nominee in 1932.

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Bonus marchers tussle with local police at their campsite in 1932. (Photo Credit: National Archives and Records Administration)
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From Boundary Stones, WETA's local history blog

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Bonus Marchers

When desperate, angry veterans demanding benefits marched on Washington in 1933, Eleanor Roosevelt met with them to forge a peaceful solution.

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David Ginder
Classical WETA
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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
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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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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)
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Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

Roosevelts Quote Quiz

Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt not only made an indelible mark on the history of America, they left us with many memorable sayings, quotes and pieces of advice. Can you identify the source of these quotes? Put your Roosevelts knowledge to the test!

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Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse (Courtesy of ©ITV 2011 for MASTERPIECE)
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Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Endeavour

Shaun Evans is a young Endeavour Morse in this prequel mystery series that follows the famous Inspector's younger days as a rookie detective constable. 

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Arlington National Cemetery

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Choral Showcase

Listen Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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Television & Children

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Television & Children

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

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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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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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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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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with special programming.

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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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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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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony #8

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VivaLaVoce

Richard Wagner

Rienzi: Act I Finale

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September 17
1990
Rayful Edmond III, the Washington drug kingpin who rose to prominence during the crack cocaine epidemic, is sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

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

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