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Washington in the '70s

Flash back to Washington in the 1970s, a decade that began under a cloud of war, riots, and division and ended with a feeling of promise, calm, and relative harmony. This WETA TV 26 production charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.

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Share Your Memories

Remember the radio station WHFS, the arrival of the pandas, the Bicentennial, and George Allen joining the Redskins? Share your memories of growing up or living in the Washington, DC area during the 1970s.

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Washington in the '70s Slideshow

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Discussion Guide

This activity guide, designed for all age groups, provides engaging opportunities to explore Washington D.C. history and culture.

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