The family histories of 12 renowned Americans are unearthed with genealogical and genetic tools.
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Malcolm Gladwell relates the reactions o his parents' interracial marriage.
Malcolm Gladwell discusses his upbringing in Canada.
Eva Longoria learns of her Native American ancestry.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the Longoria family's struggles to protect their land.
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What made America? What makes us?
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Step back in time to this dramatic decade, when political and social forces transformed a sleepy southern town into a world-renowned city.
Live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians, recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap.
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.
Art instructor Roey Ebert helps guide budding young artists step-by-step through the painting process in the new how-to series Roey's Paintbox.
Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.