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WETA Digital Extras

Digital ExtrasOnline-only WETA Digital Extras highlight the local personalities and stories which make Greater Washington a unique and interesting place to live. From local history to current happenings, these short segments seek to illustrate the breadth and depth of our area.

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WETA Digital Extras

Luis Araya and family

From Bolivia to Arlington

Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.

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Beatles drum set. Photo by Mike Mitchell.

Recreating History at the Washington Coliseum

It's one thing to write accounts of history... It's quite another to recreate history. But that's exactly what the D.C. Preservation League, Douglas Development and their partners did at the Washington Coliseum on February 11, 2014 to recognize the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first North American concert, which took place at the venue in 1964.

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