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Edwards family photo taken in August 1977
WETA Television
Tonight 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Amish: Shunned

Follow seven former members of an Amish community, filmed over the course of 12 months, as they reflect on their decisions to leave one of the most closed and tightly knit communities in the United States.

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W.A. Mozart
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: La Finta Semplice

Munich Radio Orchestra performs an opera Mozart wrote when he was only eleven years old. The work showcases an innovative ensemble style that came to full bloom in his later masterpieces.

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Caillou
Kids
WETA Kids

Caillou

Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.

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Washington Week with Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

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Foyle's War
WETA UK
Fridays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Foyle's War

Michael Kitchen stars as Christopher Foyle, the straightforward sleuth who fights his own battles on the home front while war rages across Europe.

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Red Cap
WETA UK
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Red Cap

Agent Jo McDonagh (Tamzin Outhwaite, EastEnders) works for an elite military group that investigates crimes committed by or against British army members. Navigating in a male-dominated institution, McDonagh must prove her detective skills — and watch her back.

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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Camille Saint-Saëns

Piano Concerto #2

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VivaLaVoce

Gaetano Donizetti

L'elisir d'amore: Act II

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1937
George Preston Marshall moves the Redskins from Boston to Washington and the team captures the NFL championship in its first year in D.C.
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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