A profile of Mark Twain, aka Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910).
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Celebrate the work of beloved actor and comedian Bill Murray.
The biggest names in comedy salute Eddie Murphy, the 2015 Mark Twain Prize recipient.
Salute Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Hum
Rhiannon Giddens honors Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize recipient, Bill Murray.
Jimmy Kimmel celebrates Bill Murray, recipient of the 19th Mark Twain Prize.
Miley Cyrus performs for 2016 Mark Twain Prize recipient, Bill Murray.
David Letterman honors Mark Twain Prize recipient Bill Murray.
Jimmy Kimmel reminds you not to miss Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize!
Bill Murray meets with President Obama while in D.C. to accept the Mark Twain Prize.
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WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens play the classics in concert.
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.
Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.
Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.