A profile of Mark Twain, aka Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910).
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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
Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
Kevin Nealon honors 2015 Mark Twain Prize recipient, Eddie Murphy.
Watch Eddie Murphy joke as he accepts The 2015 Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize.
Chris Rock honors Eddie Murphy at the 2015 Mark Twain Prize.
Dave Chappelle honors 2015 Mark Twain Prize recipient, Eddie Murphy.
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Dave Chappelle and Eddie Murphy imagine what show they would have on PBS.
Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, Kathy Griffin, and others tell how they met Eddie Murphy.
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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.
Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.
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.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
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