An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars.
Mon., February 9, 2015
Marvin Gaye: What's Going On
A powerful profile of Marvin Gaye (1939-1984) that makes generous use of archival clips and a vintage Gaye interview to paint a picture of the talented, troubled man behind such classics as "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "What's Going On." Interviews include family members and ex-wife Jan Gaye, biographer David Ritz ("Divided Soul"), and Motown colleagues Lamont Dozier, Berry Gordy, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Smokey Robinson, Kim Weston and Mary Wilson. Jesse L. Martin narrates.
Rejoin the Crawley family for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on the English country estate.Learn more →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →