When an unknown Boston area code showed up on her caller ID, violinist Leila Josefowicz didn't answer. Finally, she picked up the phone, only to learn she was the latest recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant. Deb Lamberton caught up with Leila at the Kennedy Center, where she's performing Oliver Knussen's Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra.
The co-production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures, WETA and Ark Media, produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.Watch a preview →
Since 2007, photographer Lloyd Wolf and collaborators have been documenting Arlington's Columbia Pike corridor, one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the nation.Watch now →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →