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Jodi Lucker and Kenyatta Berry | Credit: Courtesy of Roberto Valladares
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Genealogy Roadshow, Season 3

Episode 2: Miami: Genealogists trace stories about Pocahontas; a Cuban grandfather's secret past; the impact of World War II on a Filipino family; changes wrought by the Tuskegee experiment; and a possibly villainous ancestor.

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Test Your Classical Music IQ!
Classical WETA
Can you identify the composer?

Test Your Classical Music IQ

Test your classical music IQ by clicking the play button to listen to the sound clips. Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!

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Martha Speaks
Kids
WETA Kids

Martha Speaks

Based on the best-selling children's book series by Susan Meddaugh, Martha Speaks follows the adventures of Martha, a loveable dog who gains the ability to speak after eating alphabet soup. 

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Teotihuacan is one of the biggest ghost towns in the world. The quest for its builders is one of the most fascinating challenges of today’s archeology. | Credit: Courtesy of Story House Productions (Anika Dobringer)
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings

A team of scientists explores royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacán. After decades of research, these burial chambers may reveal clues about long-lost Teotihuacán culture and its mysterious people.

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A still-running water pipe floods the foundation of a home destroyed by the storm surge of Superstorm Sandy in Staten Island, New York, in a photo taken on November 28, 2012. | Credit: Courtesy of Reuters/Lucas Jackson
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Business of Disaster

A Frontline investigation with NPR explores who profits when disaster strikes. The film focuses on Superstorm Sandy: the thousands still not home, the agencies that were supposed to help, and the companies that made millions.

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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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Honored to Serve

WETA TV 26 spotlights those who serve in America's military.

Discuss Call the Midwife

Our Telly Visions blog has recaps of every episode after it airs.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

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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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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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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 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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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

George Frideric Handel

Water Music

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Alessandro: Aria. "Brilla nell' almo un non inteso ancor" (Act III/3)

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May 24
1976
Concorde service from London's Heathrow airport to Washington Dulles begins. The transatlantic trip takes under 3.5 hours.
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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Donate Your Vehicle

Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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