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Frontline: The Choice 2016
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Choice 2016

Frontline presents a journalistic investigation of where the two principal presidential candidates came from, how they lead and why they want to take on one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.

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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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Michael Dukakis and Mitt Romney — The Technocrats
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Contenders – 16 for '16

Michael Dukakis and Mitt Romney — The Technocrats: Learn why two successful Massachusetts governors were unsuccessful in their presidential bids.

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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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Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Poldark

Captain Ross Poldark rides again in a swashbuckling new adaptation of the hit 1970s romantic drama series starring The Hobbit's Aidan Turner.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

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Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

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Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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

9:30AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Miss Elaina Gets Hurt; Daniel Feels Better
10:00AM Sesame Street
Afraid of the Bark
10:30AM Peg + Cat
The Imaginary Friend Problem; The Promise Problem
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Classical WETA

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Sinfonia, H. 662 in E Major

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VivaLaVoce

Franz Liszt

Missa solemnis

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1849
Harriet Tubman Escapes from slavery in Maryland and soon becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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