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Cuban Missile Crisis
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War

A documentary explores the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, when the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters — Kennedy, Castro and Khrushchev — and explores their roles in this dangerous moment in history.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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PEG + CAT
Kids
WETA Kids

PEG + CAT

This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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The Fidel Castro Tapes
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Fidel Castro Tapes

In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings. 

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series II: Deadweight
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series II

Deadweight: When a gang leader is found dead outside a traveling boxing tent, Phryne's investigation leads her into the dangerous but thrilling world of fight rigging and tribal payback.

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Boundary Stones
Local
WETA's local history blog

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

ReadingRockets.org looks at how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. 

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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

News

PBS NewsHour

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VivaLaVoce

Robert Schumann

Liederkreis, Op. 24

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1931
The National Symphony Orchestra is founded with Hans Kindler as its first music director.
Sesame Street

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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