Lost scores resurrected, live avian accompaniment, bombast and beauty--it's all part of the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap this summer. Conductor Emil de Cou and WETA's Deb Lamberton explore the music, mayhem, and movies on tap at the Filene Center with the NSO during July.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →