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Josh Taylor and Lacey Eastwood | Credit: Courtesy of Travis Schiebel
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Genealogy Roadshow, Season 3

Episode 3: Houston: Investigated are a re-enactor's Texas roots; Andersonville prison; an African-American man's ancestors who may have fought for the Confederacy; one woman's link to a prominent Texas figure and another's connection to the Cherokee Freedman.

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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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Dramatic re-enactment, Jamestown colonists. Actors from left to right: Greg Crowe, Caroline Mohler, Timothy Buck, and Brian Coughlan. | Credit: Courtesy of Kelsey Murrell © THIRTEEN Productions LLC
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Jamestown's Dark Winter

Secrets of the Dead follows forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a young English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609?

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Frontline: The Fantasy Sports Gamble
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

A Frontline investigation with the New York Times spotlights fantasy sports and online sports betting. With law enforcement cracking down, the film traces the growth of these booming businesses.

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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.

Re:Dream: Brennan Mullaney

This veteran is striving to make reintegration easier for others.

Sentinels guard the Tomb at all times, and in all weather conditions. (Source: Flickr Creative Commons)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

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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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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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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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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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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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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

Frédéric Chopin

Fantasie-Impromptu C-sharp Minor

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VivaLaVoce

Gaetano Donizetti

L'elisir d'amore: Act I, Scenes 7-10

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1971
Howard University wins the NCAA men's soccer championship and becomes the first team from a historically black institution to win a major college championship.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

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

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