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PBS NewsHour and NPR Democratic National Convention Coverage
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

PBS NewsHour and NPR Democratic National Convention Coverage

WETA presents primetime coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchor for PBS NewsHour in partnership with NPR.

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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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Craig McLachlan stars as the maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake in "The Doctor Blake Mysteries" | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

Australian Second World War veteran Doctor Lucien Blake returns home to Ballarat after 30 years to take over the local medical practice and solve crimes.

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Hinterland | Credit: BBC
WETA Television
Tuesdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Hinterland

A Celtic noir series about an enigmatic DCI who investigates crimes in a centuries-old Welsh town that is as troubled as it is picturesque.

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Eleanor Roosevelt and Fala at Val-Kill in Hyde Park, New York, 1951 (Photo credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum)
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

The Wit and Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt

From 1941-1962, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote If You Ask Me, a syndicated advice column where she addressed reader questions of all sorts — from questions about her relationship with Franklin, to her stance on Civil Rights, to whether or not spanking was an appropriate method of disciplining children. 

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

The Great British Baking Show, Season 3 Recaps

Weekly recaps on Telly Visions

The "ancient" Chinese game of Mah Jongg was all the rage for high society types in Washington in the early 1920s. (Source: National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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

Hector Berlioz

Symphonie fantastique

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VivaLaVoce

Sergei Rachmaninoff

The Bells, Op. 35

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1973
To attract passengers from the Washington area, Friendship airport is renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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