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Actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host the 2015 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, the 26th broadcast from the West Lawn of the Capitol. | Credit: Courtesy of Capital Concerts
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The National Memorial Day Concert 2015

Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host the 26th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of American men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The concert airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

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Classical WETA
Sunday at 6:00pm on Classical WETA

From the Top: Highlight Show

On this week’s show, we’ll catch up with several From the Top alumni and find out what they are doing now.

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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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Arlington National Cemetery
WETA Television
Tonight at 7:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Arlington National Cemetery

This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.

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Doctor Who Tardis | Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Sundays at 11:00pm on WETA UK

Doctor Who

Follow the adventures of a time-traveling alien and his human companion in this iconic British sci-fi series.

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Rolling Thunder Memorial Day commemoration | Credit: Wikipedia
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Boundary Stones Local History Blog

As the Thunder Rolls into DC

This Memorial Day weekend, thousands of motorcyclists will ride in unison across Memorial Bridge, a moving force of memory and action for POW's and soldiers listed as Missing in Action. Rolling Thunder has been a Washington tradition since 1988. But do you know the history behind it?

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Arlington National Cemetery

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Mozart

Which composer are you?

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

Roosevelts Quote Quiz

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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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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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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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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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

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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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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What's on Now

1:30PM Pacific Heartbeat
Na Mele: Jerry Santos
2:30PM Pacific Heartbeat
Road to the Globe
3:30PM Pacific Heartbeat
Na Loea: The Masters
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Classical WETA

Isaac Albéniz

Suite española, Op. 47: #5. Asturias

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VivaLaVoce

Claudio Monteverdi

Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610 (Vespers of the the Blessed Virgin, 1610): Psalm 121. Laetatus sum

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May 24
1861
Elmer E. Ellsworth is the first Union officer killed during the Civil War when he is shot while removing a Confederate flag from a hotel in Alexandria.
Pizza in Washington

Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around Greater Washington.

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