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

The Dust Bowl

A two-part, four hour documentary, The Dust Bowl tells the story of the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. The frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.

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Local Focus: Hugh Bennett and the Perfect Storm
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Local Focus: Hugh Bennett and the Perfect Storm

The Dust Bowl ravaged the great plains but its effects could be felt throughout the country. Read our account of a 1935 Dust Storm that reached Washington, D.C. and inspired Congress to take action.

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Nicole Lacroix
Classical WETA
Evening host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Nicole Lacroix

Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse (Courtesy of ©ITV 2011 for MASTERPIECE)
WETA UK
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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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

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

Flash back to Washington's grooviest decade.

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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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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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