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Mary Tedesco and the Schwab Family (Katherine Jason and Colleen) | Credit: Courtesy of Sterling Davis
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Genealogy Roadshow, Season 3

Los Angeles: Examined are a family's connection to the legendary Hollywood pharmacy Schwab's; a link to one of the first African-American college graduates; a family tree wrapped in a genealogical web that has captivated the Roadshow team for years; and more.

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Marilyn Cooley
Classical WETA
Mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Marilyn Cooley

Marilyn Cooley is the mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. She came to WETA in 1985 after serving as music announcer at WGUC in Cincinnati, and later as announcer and music director at Baltimore station WBJC.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Sun sets behind the Temple of Athena at Delphi. | Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Meyer
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Greeks

Episode 2: The Good Strife: As ancient Greeks strive for excellence, strife proves to be an inescapable certainty — and it's not long before the rising civilization and all that it promises will face its gravest tests.

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Credit: Courtesy of FRONTLINE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Policing the Police

Frontline goes inside the Newark Police Department — one of many troubled forces in America that has been ordered to reform. Writer and historian Jelani Cobb examines allegations of police abuses and the challenge of fixing a broken relationship with the community.

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Iain Glen stars as an old-school Irish cop Jack Taylor. | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Jack Taylor

Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) stars as an old-school Irish cop with a sharp tongue and soft heart, in this series based on noir crime novels by Ken Bruen.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Premieres Tues, July 5 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

VivaLaVoce

Classical vocal music in all its forms, 24 hours per day

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in June.

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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight Explore and 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

Joseph Haydn

Symphony #102

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VivaLaVoce

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana

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1849
Harriet Tubman Escapes from slavery in Maryland and soon becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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