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Offset color lithograph postcard shows Jewish Americans welcoming Jews immigrating from Russia to America (between 1900-1920). | Credit: Library of Congress
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Jewish Journey: America

A film by Andrew Goldberg traces Jewish immigration to the U.S. through the centuries. Watch as top scholars, notable writers and immigrants themselves share stories of those who made a leap of faith to escape persecution or pursue opportunity.

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Compsoer Elisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg (Photo source: Wikipedia)
Classical WETA
Listen this March on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce

Women's History Month Features

The March, Classical WETA 90.9FM and VivaLaVoce recognize Women’s History Month with a variety of specials and features including recordings from the National Gallery of Art.

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Kids
WETA Kids

Odd Squad

Two young agents, Olive and Otto, are part of the Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as Olive and Otto work together to problem-solve and correct the oddity in each episode.

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Blenko: Yellow Ruffled Bowl | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes

A program visits the Blenko glassworks in West Virginia to explore how the company's beautiful, all-handmade glassware is created. Each piece is unique and so are the artisans and members of the Blenko family who continue their company's proud, 100-year tradition.

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Craig McLachlan stars as the maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake in "The Doctor Blake Mysteries" | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

Australian Second World War veteran Doctor Lucien Blake returns home to Ballarat after 30 years to take over the local medical practice and solve crimes.

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WETA UK

British television at its best, around the clock, seven days a week

NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

FDR throws out ceremonial first pitch of 1934 season. (Photo source: National Archives)

During WWII, the Nats trained in sunny College Park, MD.

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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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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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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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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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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Local TV Productions

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Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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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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What's on Now

4:00AM Lent at Ephesus
5:00AM Sesame Street
Where's the Itsy Bitsy Spider?
6:00AM Caillou
It's Cold Outside! Brrr!
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Classical WETA

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Symphony #1 "Winter Daydreams"

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VivaLaVoce

Richard Wagner

Lohengrin

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March 3
1913
The National Women's Suffrage Parade down Pennsylvania Ave. turns ugly as thousands of angry men greet the marchers with insults and threats.

WETA Kids Channel

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

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