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Left to right: Denny Doherty, Michelle Phillips, John Phillips and "Mama" Cass Elliot of the iconic pop-rock group the Mamas and the Papas singing in the back yard, 1966. | Courtesy of TJL Productions
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

California Dreamin': The Songs of The Mamas and The Papas

Celebrate 50 years of the harmonious pop-folk-rock group that defined an era. This special features interviews and performances by the foursome: Mama Cass, Michelle, Denny and John, with rare footage not seen in decades.

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VivaLaVoce
Classical WETA

VivaLaVoce

Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.

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Kids
WETA Kids

Ready Jet Go!

Ready Jet Go! is a new animated series that takes children on a journey into outer space, building on their curiosity about science, technology and astronomy.

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Ric Edelman's The Truth About Retirement
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Ric Edelman's The Truth About Retirement

Financial advisor Ric Edelman — host of the television series The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman — provides an action plan that people can use to help ensure a fiscally secure retirement.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Laurence Fox as DI Hathaway and Kevin Whately as DI Lewis | Credit: Courtesy of (C) ITV Studios/MASTERPIECE
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Lewis, The Final Season

One for Sorrow: Lewis must prove himself to a new boss, and he and Hathaway try to establish a connection between the remains of a body discovered in a well and the death of a young artist. Hathaway finally gets to know his estranged father.

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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Effect of the Marathon Craze (1909) by Charles Dana Gibson. (Source: Library of Congress)

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Fun Places in DC

Carousel at Glen Echo Park, located along MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo, Maryland, United States. Built in 1921, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. | Credit: chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr Creative Commons

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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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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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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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 and explore under-the-radar activities.

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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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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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August 24
1814
British forces march unopposed into Washington, D.C. and burn most of the city's public buildings before the day is over.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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