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"Gone with the Wind" (1939): A fiery Southern belle struggles to return her family's estate to its original magnificence after the Civil War. | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The WETA Movie: Gone with the Wind

The 1939 blockbuster, based on Margaret Mitchell's novel and directed by Victor Fleming, follows the epic story of a fiery Southern belle's struggles to return her family's estate to its former grandeur after the Civil War. Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable star alongside Leslie Howard and Olivia de Havilland.

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James Jacobs
Classical WETA
Weekend host

James Jacobs

James Jacobs Classical WETA's Saturday evening host.  His varied career has included performing on programs like A Prairie Home Companion and working as a producer for both recorded programs and concert broadcasts.

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Wild Kratts
Kids
WETA Kids

Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. 

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Doc Martin
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Doc Martin

Martin Clunes plays brash, abrasive doctor Martin Ellingham, whose blunt opinions and tactless manner make waves in a small community on England's Cornish coast.

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The Jewel in the Crown
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Jewel in the Crown

Based on Paul Scott's Raj Quartet novels, this classic 1984 series recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. Art Malik, Geraldine James, Saeed Jaffrey, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eric Porter and Susan Wooldridge star.

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WETA Kids & The Cat in the Hat
Kids
Sat, April 25, 10am-6pm, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Join WETA Kids at the Tots to Teens Expo

There's something for all kids — health screenings, storytelling, cooking classes, arts and crafts, fencing, bumper cars and lots more! And stop by the WETA Kids booth to pick up goodies and meet Daniel Tiger and The Cat in the Hat.

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Explore Arlington's Vietnamese community.

Opening of Rally for DC Home Rule (Photo credit: Star Collection, DC Public Library)

Step back in time to this dramatic decade of change for DC.

Library of Congress Jefferson Building

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

In the early morning hours of May 9, 1970 President Nixon drove to the Lincoln Memorial and mingled with a group of anti-war demonstrators. | Credit: © Bettmann/CORBIS)

Learn about his bizarre pre-dawn meeting with anti-war protesters.

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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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Fun Places in DC

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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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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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Ready to Learn

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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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Telly Visions

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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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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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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What's on Now

10:00AM The This Old House Hour
Lexington Project 2015: Finishing Details
11:00AM A Chef's Life
Don't Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me
11:30AM Pati's Mexican Table
Summer Evening Party
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony #7

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Act 3, Finale

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1962
Under growing pressure from the Federal government, the Washington Redskins become the last NFL team to integrate when they trade for star flanker Bobby Mitchell.
WETA UK

WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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