In a new series of conversations, The Heart of Music, Marilyn Cooley explores the deepest meaning of music for musicians who have dedicated their lives to this art. Here, Marilyn chats with National Symphony Orchestra principal keyboardist Lambert Orkis.
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 →