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Billie Jean King and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. during the filming of Finding Your Roots – Season Two (Courtesy of ©2014 WNET/ Joseph Sinnott)
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores race, culture and identity through explorations of the genealogy and genetics of a group of 30 celebrity guests. Episode 2: Born Champions: Billie Jean King, Derek Jeter and Rebecca Lobo

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Friends of Classical Music

Classical WETA's Friends of Classical Music help support Washington's only classical music radio station while enjoying special benefits tailored to their musical interests.
 

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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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Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

MAKERS: Women in Comedy

Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from '70s sitcoms such as Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom to today's multifaceted landscape. Comics including Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch, Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers talk about women in comedy.

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series II: The Blood of Juana the Mad
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Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series II

The Blood of Juana the Mad: Phryne and Jack investigate a murder and the disappearance of a valuable manuscript.

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Theodore Roosevelt Island

Visit one of Washington's hidden gems.

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Voting ends on October 5!

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

Shown from left to right: Ben Daniels as Tom Weston, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine, Joanna Vanderham as Denise, and Emun Elliott as Moray, Courtesy of (C) Jonathan Ford/BBC 2013 for MASTERPIECE

Which character do you resemble?

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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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American Graduate Day

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American Graduate Day 2014

WETA TV is highlighting American Graduate Champions, community leaders keeping students on the path to graduation. 

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Ready to Learn

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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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Television & Children

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Television & Children

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

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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 Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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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

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Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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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

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Antonin Dvorák

Piano Quintet A Major (Op. 81): IV

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Gustav Mahler

Lieder und Gesänge (Songs and Airs): Volume II

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September 30
1971
The Washington Senators are forced to forfeit their final game as outraged fans storm the field, angry that owner Bob Short has decided to move the team to Texas.
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WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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