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WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?
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