When People Fly: Modern-Day Folk Tales of African American Heroes is a theatrical storytelling based on upon the premise of the African Folktale The People Could Fly with modern day stories African American visionaries living today who made great strides despite the odds. This free performance is perfect for children/school groups. Reservation is required.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.Learn more →
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 →