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The Abolitionists
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists tells the intertwined stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Brown. Fighting body and soul, they led the most important civil rights crusade in American history.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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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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Bacteria | Credit: Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

Frontline investigates the rise of untreatable, antibiotic resistant infections. Described by the CDC as "nightmare bacteria," the threat is spreading, including an outbreak that infected 18 and killed 6 at the nation's most prestigious hospital.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Not THAT DC: Ping Pong Academy
Local
WETA's New Web Series

Not THAT DC: Ping Pong Academy

Gaithersburg's Maryland Table Tennis Center is the home of some of the top young table tennis players in the world, including U.S. age group champions Crystal Wang and Derek Nie. Under the tutelage of coach Larry Hodges, Crystal and Derek are preparing for their shot at the Olympics.

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Not THAT DC: Sneakerheads

WETA's New Web Series

VivaLaVoce

Classical vocal music in all its forms, 24 hours per day

Wolf Hall Personality Quiz: Thomas More

Which member of Henry VIII's court do you resemble?

Gwendolyn Greene (later Britt) sits patiently at the People’s Drug counter in Arlington, Virginia during a sit-in protest June 9, 1960. (Source: Washington Area Spark on Flickr)

On our Boundary Stones local history blog!

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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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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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Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Telly Visions Blog

Telly Visions

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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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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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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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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1:30PM Antiques Roadshow
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2:30PM Antiques Roadshow
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Classical WETA

Ludwig Spohr

Septet

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VivaLaVoce

Johannes Brahms

Ein deutsches Requiem: 1. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen

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July 7
1919
The Zero Milestone marker is unveiled next to the White House as the point from which all points in the U.S. should be measured.
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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