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Eleanor Roosevelt, Hyde Park, NY, August 1920 (Photo credit: Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The Storm (1920–1933): FDR seems assured of a bright future in politics until polio devastates him. He spends seven years trying to walk again, while Eleanor builds a life of her own. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and, as governor of New York, acts with such vigor and imagination as the Depression begins that the Democrats make him their presidential nominee in 1932.

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VivaLaVoce
Classical WETA
The Station That Sings

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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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

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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FRONTLINE goes inside the administration’s struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria. | Credit: Courtesy of Pete Souza - White House via CNP / Corbis
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Obama at War

Frontline explores the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria.

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Doc Martin
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

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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Arlington National Cemetery

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Mozart

Which composer are you?

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

Roosevelts Quote Quiz

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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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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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

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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What's on Now

6:00AM Caillou
I Can Do It!
6:30AM Arthur
The Friend Who Wasn't There; Surprise!
7:00AM Odd Squad
Trading Places; Bad Lemonade
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Classical WETA

Johann Strauss, Jr.

Cycloiden Waltz

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VivaLaVoce

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

La Finta Semplice (The Feigned Simpleton): Act I

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1930
The cornerstone of the Folger Shakespeare Library is laid in Washington, D.C.
Pizza in Washington

Pizza in Washington

Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around Greater Washington.

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WETA Tweets

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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