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Al Capone’s Florida mug shot (Courtesy of John Binder)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Al Capone: Icon

Was Al Capone the quintessential self-made American man, a ruthless killer, or both? To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. This program explores why.

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VivaLaVoce
Classical WETA
The Station That Sings

VivaLaVoce

Classical WETA’s 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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PEG + CAT
Kids
WETA Kids

PEG + CAT

This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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Jimmy Hoffa at a 1959 Racketeering hearing. Who killed Hoffa and why? (Courtesy of Rogers Photo Archive)
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

The History Detectives explore the enduring mystery of trucking union (Teamsters) chief president Hoffa’s final days, opening a window on the post-war era labor movement. Hoffa went missing on July 30, 1975, never to be found.

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Blood and Circuses
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Blood and Circuses: A carnival sideshow entertainer is murdered, so Phryne goes undercover as a circus performer to investigate.

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Make Your Own Wanted Poster
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See your mug on a Prohibition-era "Wanted" poster.

Make Your Own Wanted Poster

Is there anything more reminiscent of the Prohibition era than a WANTED poster? Use our tool to make your own!

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Around Town

Get the latest local reviews from art, theater and film critics.

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm.

Doc Martin Personality Quiz

Who's your Portwenn alter ego?

Shown from L-R: Sarah Lancashire as Caroline, Anne Reid as Celia, Derek Jacobi as Alan, Nicola Walker as Gillian (Courtesy of Ben Blackall/© Anthony and Cleopatra Series Ltd.)

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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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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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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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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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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

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

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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

News

PBS NewsHour

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VivaLaVoce

Jacques Offenbach

Les contes d'Hoffmann: Act I

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Catherine Filene Shouse donates land from her farm in Virginia to the National Park Service for the creation of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.
Pizza in Washington

Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around Greater Washington.

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