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David Suchet as Hercule Poirot, Courtesy of (C) ITV Studios for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Poirot, Series 12: The Big Four

Adapted by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), a case plunges Poirot into a world of global espionage, set against the backdrop of the impending World War II. The public is in a panic after the shocking death of a Russian chess grandmaster, and Poirot must identify the culprit.

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Mozart
Classical WETA
Which composer are you?

Classical Composer Personality Quiz

History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble? 

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Super WHY!
Kids
WETA Kids

Super WHY!

Super WHY! is a 3-D animated adventure series, produced by the creators of Blue's Clues, designed to provide children with the critical skills they need to read.

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Midsomer Murders, Series VIII: Bantling Boy
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Midsomer Murders, Series VIII

Bantling Boy: Horse trainer Bruce Hartley is killed after refusing to join other owners in selling their racehorse, Bantling Boy. As one death follows another, DCI Barnaby is drawn deeper into the owners' lives.

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Prime Suspect: Emmy-winner Helen Mirren stars as sardonic British homicide detective Jane Tennison.
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Prime Suspect

The cases of weary, sardonic British homicide detective Jane Tennison (Emmy-winner Helen Mirren), a flawed but sympathetic heroine who adopts a cutting persona to deal with her grueling job and uncertain relationships.

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Boundary Stones
Local
WETA's local history blog

Boundary Stones

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

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Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around town.

Jean-Philippe Rameau, by Jacques Aved, 1728

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"The Godfather of Go-go," Chuck Brown. (Photo courtesy Chuck Brown)

Flash back to Washington's grooviest decade.

Shown from left to right: Ben Daniels as Tom Weston, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine, Joanna Vanderham as Denise, and Emun Elliott as Moray, Courtesy of (C) Jonathan Ford/BBC 2013 for MASTERPIECE

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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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American Graduate Day

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American Graduate Day 2014

WETA TV is highlighting American Graduate Champions, community leaders keeping students on the path to graduation. 

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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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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

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Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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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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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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Joseph Haydn

Symphony #81

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John Sheppard

Hymn. Te Deum

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October 23
1861
President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C., for all military-related cases.
Classical WETA Fall Pledge Drive

Classical WETA Fall Pledge Drive

Help support Washington's only classical music station.

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