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PBS NewsHour and NPR Democratic National Convention Coverage
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

PBS NewsHour and NPR Democratic National Convention Coverage

WETA presents primetime coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchor for PBS NewsHour in partnership with NPR.

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David Ginder
Classical WETA
Weekday morning host

David Ginder

David Ginder is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's early-morning host. He came to WETA in 1989 after working at WKSG in Binghampton, New York and WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Nature Cat
Kids
WETA Kids

Nature Cat

Brand new series Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.

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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 opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse (Courtesy of ©ITV 2011 for MASTERPIECE)
WETA UK
Wednesdays 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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James McNeill Whistler's "The Peacock Room" now sits permanently in the Freer Gallery. But how it got there, and how the gallery got to Washington in the first place is a long story. (Photo source: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M Sackler Gallery on Flickr)
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

How Teddy Roosevelt Brought Art to Washington

Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

The Great British Baking Show, Season 3 Recaps

Weekly recaps on Telly Visions

The "ancient" Chinese game of Mah Jongg was all the rage for high society types in Washington in the early 1920s. (Source: National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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Fun Places in DC

Carousel at Glen Echo Park, located along MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo, Maryland, United States. Built in 1921, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. | Credit: chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr Creative Commons

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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Ken Burns Partnership

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Partnership

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

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight and explore under-the-radar activities.

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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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WETA History

WETA History Timeline

Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

John Dowland

My Lord Chamberlaine's Galliard

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VivaLaVoce

Charles Tournemire

3 Lieder, Op. 46

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July 27
1995
The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., the 42nd anniversary of the armistice that ended the war.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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