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Classical WETA Fall Pledge Drive
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Finding Your Roots: Ming Tsai
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Harvard scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores race, culture and identity through explorations of the genealogy and genetics of a group of 30 celebrity guests. Episode 5: The Melting Pot: Chefs Tom Colicchio, Ming Tsai and Aaron Sanchez

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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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Linda Bray (Photo Credit: Courtesy of MAKERS)
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

MAKERS: Women in War

This episode spotlights American women's participation in war — from Vietnam to the present. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle; war correspondent Molly Moore; USMC General Angela Salinas and Vice Admiral Michelle Howard.

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

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series II

Dead Air: A new wireless provides more than entertainment when Dot's favorite radio show takes a murderous turn.

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Joan Muholland: Arlington's Homegrown Activist
Local

Joan Mulholland: Arlington's Homegrown Activist

Joan Mulholland's commitment to racial justice and nonviolence put her in the forefront of the 1960s Civil Rights movement.

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Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around town.

Jean-Philippe Rameau, by Jacques Aved, 1728

Listen throughout October on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce

"The Godfather of Go-go," Chuck Brown. (Photo courtesy Chuck Brown)

Flash back to Washington's grooviest decade.

Shown from left to right: Ben Daniels as Tom Weston, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine, Joanna Vanderham as Denise, and Emun Elliott as Moray, Courtesy of (C) Jonathan Ford/BBC 2013 for MASTERPIECE

Which character do you resemble?

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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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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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American Graduate Day

American Graduate Day Logo

American Graduate Day 2014

WETA TV is highlighting American Graduate Champions, community leaders keeping students on the path to graduation. 

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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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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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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Tsar Saltan: March

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VivaLaVoce

Richard Wagner

Lohengrin: Act I, Scene 3

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October 21
1967
A peaceful Vietnam War protest at the Lincoln Memorial turns violent when demonstrators march to the Pentagon and clash with soldiers. 683 people are arrested.
Classical WETA Fall Pledge Drive

Classical WETA Fall Pledge Drive

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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