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The National Parks: America's Best Idea
WETA Television
Watch the entire series today: 5:30am - 6:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

In a six-part co-production of Florentine Films and WETA, filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan explore the history and splendor of, and the public passion for, America's national parks.

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Front Row Washington: Duo Amaral
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: Duo Amaral

The John E. Marlow Guitar Series presents a recital by the husband and wife team of Jorge Amaral and Mia Pomerantz-Amaral, recorded at Westmoreland Congregational Church in 2013.

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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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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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Latino Americans - Part 1
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Latino Americans

A Peabody Award-winning WETA co-production chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos. Part 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land — Surveying 1565-1880, this episode documents the first Spanish explorers' entrance to North America and the U.S. expansion into Southwestern territories.

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Ken Burns
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America's foremost documentary filmmaker

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation via public television.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

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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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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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The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)
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The Last Refuge (1890-1915)
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The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919)
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Classical WETA

George Frideric Handel

Violin Sonata, HWV 373 in E Major (Op. 1 #15)

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VivaLaVoce

Alessandro Scarlatti

Cain, overo Il primo omicidio

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September 1
1862
Confederate and Union forces fight the Battle of Chantilly, which concludes the 1862 Northern Virginia Campaign of the Civil War.
Sesame Street

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