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Mark Twain
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mark Twain

Ken Burns creates an illuminating portrait of one of the greatest writers in American history. Part 1: Burns explores Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River and the writer's evolution into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language.

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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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In "Losing Iraq," FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: How did we get here? What went wrong? And what happens now? (Courtesy of ISIS Video)
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Losing Iraq

FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the film traces the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the current violence, showing how Iraq itself is coming undone, how we got here, what went wrong and what happens next.

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Murder in the Dark
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Murder in the Dark: Phryne's quest to track down the man suspected of killing her sister is sidetracked when a young girl is found dead in Aunt Prudence's fountain.

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Ken Burns
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America's foremost documentary filmmaker

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 25 years, WETA has partnered with Ken Burns to bring his landmark documentaries to the nation via public television.

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WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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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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July 29
1953
Happy birthday to documentary filmmaker and WETA partner, Ken Burns!
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