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WETA UK

British television at its best, around the clock, seven days a week

Classical WETA App

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WETA Kids Writers Contest 2017

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Not THAT DC

Explore out-of-the-ordinary activities in the metro area.

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Ticket Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Educational Outings

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Educational Outings

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for fun and educational outings with children.

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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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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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Federal Funding

Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

Find out what you can do to share your opinion about proposed federal funding cuts to Public Broadcasting.

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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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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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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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony #35 "Haffner"

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VivaLaVoce

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Hippolyte et Aricie (Tragédie en musique)

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March 26
1982
Official groundbreaking ceremonies are held for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Greater Washington goes beyond our television and radio broadcasts to include projects and activities that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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Remembering Gwen Ifill

Remembering Gwen Ifill

We remember our friend and colleague and her nearly 40-year career as a newspaper and television journalist.

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Ward Chamberlin, former president and CEO of WETA. (Photo: Courtesy of WNET)

Ward Chamberlin

WETA is saddened to share the news of the passing of Ward Chamberlin on February 23, 2017. Ward served as President and CEO of WETA from 1975 to 1989.

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