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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The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.
Live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians, recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap.
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.
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.
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.
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