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PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

PBS NewsHour Democratic Debate

PBS NewsHour produces the first Democratic presidential debate following the New Hampshire primary, from the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. WETA's own Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors, will serve as debate moderators, drawing out the candidates' views on the issues.

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Nicole Lacroix
Classical WETA
Evening host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Nicole Lacroix

Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Kids
WETA Kids

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is a "television visit" between Mister Rogers and his young viewers. He makes every day special and every kid welcome! The series is geared primarily to 2 to 5 year olds, but appropriate for all ages.

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Martin Clunes as Dr. Martin Ellingham | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Doc Martin, Season 7

Martin reaches his breaking point after years of being followed around by Buddy, but when he resolves to find a vet to have him put down, Morwenna and Louisa are forced to intervene. Meanwhile, Ruth finds out a secret about Bert.

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Mark Williams as Father Brown
WETA UK
Thursdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Father Brown

A Catholic priest with excellent detective skills solves crimes in this stylish series set in the 1950s and based on G.K. Chesterton's stories.

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Snow removal crew in Washington, D.C. c.1910. (Photo source: Library of Congress)
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Washington's Record Low

On February 11, 1899, Weather Bureau thermometers read 15-below-zero in Washington, D.C. It was the coldest day in the city's history ... or was it?

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Independent Lens: The Black Panthers | Courtesy of Stephen Shames

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Scene from Mercy Street

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Bassoonist Sandra Bailey, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs "I. Allegro con moto" from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman

Hear the next generation of classical champions!

MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE

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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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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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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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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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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 interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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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 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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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

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Classical WETA

Maurice Ravel

Daphnis and Chloe Suite #2

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VivaLaVoce

Gabriel Fauré

Pénélope

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February 11
1964
The Beatles play their first U.S. concert at the Washington Coliseum in NE Washington, less than 48 hours after the band's appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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WETA UK

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