This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time.
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How Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an anxious nation
Orson Welles could not imagine how anyone could believe that Martians had really landed.
CBS network executives ordered a break in the broadcast, but Welles could not be stopped.
During the height of the Great Depression, radios were being purchased by the millions.
In the 1930s, Americans worried when radio programs were interrupted by news bulletins.
Airing October 29, 9/8c. The most famous invasion that never happened.
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History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog!
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.