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Atomic Test- Dominic Bluestone | Credit: Courtesy of Ken Hackman
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Bomb

A documentary explores how America developed the most destructive invention in history — the nuclear bomb; how it changed the world; and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Hear from historians and those who experienced the dawn of the atomic age.

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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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Curious George
Kids
WETA Kids

Curious George

Curious George, based on the children's classic created by Margret and H.A. Rey, uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.

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Dr Derek Muller at Fukushima, Japan | Credit: Courtesy of Josephine Wright/Genepool Productions Pty Ltd
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail

Part 1 of 2: Join physicist Dr. Derek Muller to unlock the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements. Uranium has brought hope, progress and destruction; revolutionized society, from medicine to warfare; and profoundly shaped the past.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Picketers, including future Maryland State Senator Gwendolyn Greene Britt, stand outside Glen Echo Park in 1960. | Credit: National Park Service
Local
Boundary Stones local history blog

Remembering the Summer of 1960 at Glen Echo

More than three years before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s March on Washington, Maryland's Glen Echo Park was a focal point of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Not THAT DC: Floating Yoga

WETA's New Web Series

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

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Hobson with his station wagon and trademark pipe and fedora, ready to harangue the multitudes. (Source: Evening Star)

Boundary Stones local history blog

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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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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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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

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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What's on Now

4:30AM Antiques Roadshow
East Kirkby
5:00AM Sesame Street
Oscar's Tuxedo
6:00AM Caillou
Big Brother Caillou
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet #8 in E Minor, Op. 59 #2 "Razumovsky"

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VivaLaVoce

Claudio Monteverdi

Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria

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July 28
1932
WWI "Bonus Army" veterans demonstrating on the National Mall are forcibly evicted by the U.S. Army under orders from President Hoover.
Burgers in Washington

Burgers in Washington

Explore the gamut of burgers in Washington, from greasy to gourmet.

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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