Nine Oscars went to Bernardo Bertolucci's epic about Pu Yi (John Lone), who ascended China's throne at age 3 and ended his days as a gardener during Mao's cultural revolution in the 1960s. Wan Jung: Joan Chen. Johnston: Peter O'Toole. Governor: Ying Ruocheng. Chen Pao Shen: Victor Wong. Big Li: Dennis Dun. Young Pu Yi: Richard Vuu.
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 →
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.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 →