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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Casablanca 1943 (Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration)
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The Common Cause (1939–1944): FDR shatters the third-term tradition, struggles to prepare a reluctant country for war and, after Pearl Harbor, helps set the course toward Allied victory. Eleanor works to keep New Deal reforms alive in wartime and visits wounded servicemen. Diagnosed with congestive heart failure in 1943, FDR resolves to conceal his condition.

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Submit Your Roosevelt Selfie!

Submit a photo of yourself at a Washington, D.C. area Roosevelt landmark and you could win a free DVD boxed set of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History!

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Classical WETA Opera House: La Wally
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Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: La Wally

As Verdi's career was winding down, and Puccini's was achieving full flight, Catalani tried to take Italian opera in a different direction, combining Italian passion and lyricism with a German Romantic style of drama. La Wally was by far his greatest success.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
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Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Rosemary & Thyme
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Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Rosemary & Thyme

Follow the adventures of two amateur sleuths brought together by their mutual love of plants. 

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Inspector George Gently
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Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector George Gently

A relentless detective pursues notorious gangsters in 1960s Britain in this adaptation of Alan Hunter's Inspector Gently novels.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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Choral Showcase

Listen Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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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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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

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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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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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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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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with special programming.

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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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What's on Now

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Doctor Monkey; Curious George the Architect
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Classical WETA

Elias Parish Alvars

Harp Concerto in G Minor, Op. 81: III. Rondeau. Allegro agitato

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Jean-Baptiste Lully

Roland: Act I

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September 19
1814
Congress moves into Blodgett's Hotel, one of the few public buildings spared by the British when they burned Washington a month earlier.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

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

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RT @NiaCheney: Currently watching @wetatvfm #Roosevelts special, FDR is definitely one of my favorite presidents. #historylover

Coming next week: Series 2 of #FindingYourRoots with @HenryLouisGates. Watch a preview: t.co/IIRpHbt2vp

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