Washington in the ’70s, a new documentary from WETA TV 26, explores the decade that began under a cloud of war, riots and division and ended with a feeling of promise, calm and relative harmony. The one-hour WETA production premieres February 22 at 9 p.m. on WETA TV 26.
Jeremy Piven returns as the flamboyant department store magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge, who brought American-style retailing to the U.K. Season 3 opens in 1919, with the war finally over and Harry and his family coping with wrenching change.
Inspired by the film Latino Americans, we decided to seek out a local perspective on the Latino experience in our community with our weta.org Digital Extras. Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.