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Journalist Sebastian Junger advocates a new way to think about PTSD in TED Talks: War & Peace. | Credit: Courtesy of Ryan Lash/TED
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

TED Talks: War and Peace

Join those who have experienced war — fighters, journalists, psychologists and more — to learn how it affects everyone. Hear extraordinary, passionate talks and performances from Adam Driver, Rufus Wainwright, Sebastian Junger and many more voices.

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Dr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: New Orchestra of Washington

Dr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez and the New Orchestra of Washington perform a program entitled "Mostly Russia," which features works by Shostakovich and Rodion Shchedrin.

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Photo Credit: Courtesy of ODD SQUAD (C) 2014 The Fred Rogers Company
Kids
WETA Kids

Odd Squad

Two young agents, Olive and Otto, are part of the Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as Olive and Otto work together to problem-solve and correct the oddity in each episode.

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Honored to Serve: Never Forgotten
WETA Television
Today at 1:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Honored to Serve: Never Forgotten

Part of a new WETA TV 26 initiative exploring local stories surrounding America's Military, Honored to Serve: Never Forgotten spotlights memorials throughout the national capital area, from war memorials to the Tomb of the Unknowns, from the Women in Military Service for America memorial to JFK's gravesite.

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Arlington National Cemetery
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Arlington National Cemetery

This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.

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Burial of unknown soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, November 11, 1921. (Source: U.S. Army)
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On November 11, 1921, three years to the day after the armistice that ended World War I, President Warren G. Harding presided over the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. It was an emotional affair for Washington and the nation.

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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

10:00PM TED Talks
War and Peace
11:00PM POV
Of Men and War
12:30AM Charlie Rose
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Classical WETA

Rodion Shchedrin

Carmen Suite

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VivaLaVoce

Jacques Offenbach

Les contes d'Hoffmann

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May 30
1922
The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated on the National Mall. President Lincoln's only surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, is a special guest at the ceremony.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

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

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