Carol Burnett is honored with the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Among those paying tribute: Julie Andrews; Lucie Arnaz; Tony Bennett; Tim Conway; Tina Fey; Rashida Jones; Vicki Lawrence; Amy Poehler; Maya Rudolph; Martin Short; and Rosemary Watson. From the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
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This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →
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.Learn more →
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.Watch now →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →