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Mount Rushmore | Credit: Library of Congress
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mount Rushmore: American Experience

The talent and determination of hyperactive, temperamental artist Gutzon Borglum propelled the largest sculptural project in history, high on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills. Michael Murphy narrates.

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VivaLaVoce
Classical WETA
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VivaLaVoce

Classical WETA’s VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.

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Curious George
Kids
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Curious George

Curious George, based on the children's classic created by Margret and H.A. Rey, uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.

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Spiritual Jews from the first Aliyah (migration wave) in Jerusalem gather for prayer. Jews fled Eastern Europe after the assassination of Czar Alexander II and the rise of pogroms in 1881. Most went to America, but 2-3% went to Palestine. | Credit: Credit: Courtesy of Israel National Library
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

1913: Seeds of Conflict

A documentary examines the seeds of today's Middle East conflict, sown in pre-World War I Ottoman Palestine. By weaving Arab and Jewish histories, the film dispels old myths and provides fresh insights into dramatic events that presaged a century of unrest.

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Frontline: Growing Up Trans
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Growing Up Trans

Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through moving, personal stories of children, parents and doctors, the film examines new medical interventions increasingly being offered at younger ages.

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Not THAT DC: Sneakerheads
Local
WETA's New Web Series

Not THAT DC: Sneakerheads

As Mike Bartee puts it, "It's always been about your kicks here in D.C... Always." Bartee should know. Five years ago, he and several friends turned their personal sneaker collections into Kick Spott, a specialty consignment shoe business in Georgetown. It's one of a number of local hotspots for D.C.'s passionate sneakerhead community. 

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Not THAT DC: D.C. Rollergirls

WETA's New Web Series

VivaLaVoce

Classical vocal music in all its forms, 24 hours per day

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in June.

Jackie Robinson (Source: Library of Congress)

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Community Calendar

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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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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

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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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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Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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Television & Children

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Television & Children

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

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Telly Visions Blog

Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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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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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

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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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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What's on Now

10:00AM Sesame Street
Calm Down and Think, Elmo
11:00AM Dinosaur Train
Classic in the Jurassic: Air, Water and Land; Desert Day and Night
11:30AM Dinosaur Train
Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-Off; Back in Time
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Classical WETA

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Symphonic Dances

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata, BWV 99. Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (What God does, is well done)

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June 30
1960
A group of college students, primarily from Howard University, stage a sit-in on the carousel at Glen Echo Park in protest of the park's whites-only policy.
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WETA Around Town

Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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