Hear Michael C.C. Adams, Regents Professor of History Emeritus, Northern Kentucky University, discuss his book Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War. Living Hell clusters the voices of actual participants on the firing line or in the hospital ward to create a virtual historical reenactment of the war. Free. Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 2:00-3:00pm. Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22304.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →