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Episode 4

Ridley Road

As Vivien’s deception starts to crumble, she races to secure incriminating evidence against Jordan. Meanwhile, Jack faces mortal danger.

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Lionel Richie: Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

Enjoy an all-star tribute to Lionel Richie, the 2022 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with performances by Lionel Richie, Garth Brooks, Gloria Estefan, Miguel, Boyz II Men, Luke Bryan, Andra Day, Chris Stapleton and Yolanda Adams — hosted by Anthony Anderson.

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Why Ships Crash


When the colossal Ever Given container ship crashed in the Suez Canal in March 2021, international supply chains ground to a halt. How did it happen? Follow the investigation into one of the most expensive shipping disasters ever.

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West African Cuisine

Signature Dish

In this episode, Seth meets with the chefs who are putting their own twists on the bold flavors and colors of West African cuisine. The signature dishes are goat egusi, a Ghanaian stew served at Appioo in DC’s U Street neighborhood, yassa chicken, a Senegalese smothered chicken dish at Chez Dior in Hyattsville, MD; ebbeh, a Gambian seafood stew at Mansa Kunda in Takoma Park, MD.

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Episode 8

Call the Midwife

The aftermath of a tragic incident in the heart of Poplar ripples through the community. As Nonnatus House faces its darkest day, the team must overcome personal anguish to help the injured.

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Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha

American Masters

Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku. He shattered swimming records and globalized surfing while overcoming racism in a lifetime of personal challenges.

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Two Rivers

Colombia - Wild and Free

Explore the magnificent eastern region of Colombia, a land defined by two powerful rivers: the Orinoco and the Amazon. Along the way, meet amazing wildlife, including jaguars, capybaras, anacondas, and pygmy marmosets, the world's smallest monkeys.

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Try Harder!

Independent Lens

At Lowell High School, San Francisco's academic pressure cooker, the kids are stressed out. With a majority Asian American student body, high-achieving seniors share their dreams and anxieties about getting into a top university. But is college worth the grind?

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Portugal: Wild Land on the Edge


Discover the wildlife and landscapes of Portugal, shaped by its history as a global trading hub. From forest to coast, witness the majesty of the country’s wild horses, storks, monk seals, flamingos and more.

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Annika assembles her team to solve murders in the waters around Glasgow. Their first case looks a lot like a whale hunt gone wrong.

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The Power of Big Oil (Part One: Denial)


FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. Part One of this three-part series charts the fossil fuel industry's early research on climate change and investigates industry efforts to sow seeds of doubt about the science.

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“An American” (1775-1790)

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin leaves London and returns to wartime Philadelphia where he joins Congress and helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution then negotiates a peace treaty with Britain. He spends his last years in the new United States, working on the Constitution and unsuccessfully promoting the abolition of slavery.

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If You Lived Here

Resident and realtor Mark Hudson shows John and Christine three houses in his hometown of Kensington, MD. Discoveries follow: Kensington’s founding as a Victorian garden community, the Noyes Library for Young Children, Antique Row, and connections with the nearby Ken-Gar neighborhood. Plus, local historians, librarians, shop owners and neighbors share about a place they love to call home.

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The American Diplomat

American Experience

Discover how three Black diplomats broke racial barriers at the US State
Department during the Cold War. Asked to represent the best of American ideals
abroad while facing discrimination at home, they left a lasting impact on the
Foreign Service.

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American Reckoning


FRONTLINE and Retro Report tell the story of the 1967 killing of Wharlest Jackson Sr., a local NAACP leader in Natchez, Mississippi. The documentary follows Jackson’s family as they search for the truth about what happened and examines the history of white supremacy in Natchez. It is part of FRONTLINE's multiplatform Un(re)solved initiative.

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Teachers, parents, students, and music lovers – Take Note! Check out our education portal and deepen your love and knowledge of classical music. 

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Classical Breakdown

Join host John Banther for Classical Breakdown, a podcast from WETA Classical that takes audiences behind the music, making the classical music world understandable and accessible.

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Community Impact

Since 1961 WETA has been a trusted partner in the D.C. community — a local touchstone for free, quality educational programming and activities. 

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Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones spotlights local history in Washington, D.C., suburban Maryland and northern Virginia, uncovering compelling stories that have shaped or impacted our community over the years.

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NSO Showcase

This ongoing series from WETA Classical features performances from the National Symphony Orchestra, hosted by Nicole Lacroix.

Telly Visions: The Podcast

Telly Visions

Telly Visions: The Podcast is a podcast about British television and culture, by people who love British television and culture.

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Are Your Ducks in a Row?

Whatever your stage in life, it is a good idea to plan for how your affairs will be handled. Join other WETA supporters by requesting a copy of our FREE Personal Estate Planning Guide, then get your estate plan off the ground. 

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