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Washington in the '90s

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The 1990s were a formative time for Washington, D.C., arguably the focal point for the dramatic social and cultural changes occurring in the U.S. and the world during the decade. WETA TV 26 examines the stories of the city at the end of the 20th century in the new 60-minute special Washington in the ‘90s, premiering July 10th at 8:00pm on WETA TV 26 & HD. Through archival footage and original interviews, journey through the major events, people and places that allowed Greater Washington to transition from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.

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Washington in the '90s Title Treatment

Credit: Courtesy of WETA TV 26
Sharon Pratt

Washington in the '90s Sharon Pratt

Washington in the '90s premieres Tuesday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Shown: Sharon Pratt (D.C. mayor, 1991-1995)

Credit: Darrow Montgomery
Marion Barry

Washington in the '90s Marion Barry

Washington in the '90s premieres Tuesday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Shown: Marion Barry (D.C. mayor, 1979-1991, 1995-1999) during his innaugural parade, January 1995

Credit: Darrow Montgomery
Mt. Pleasant neighborhood

Washington in the '90s Mt. Pleasant

Washington in the '90s premieres Tuesday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Shown: A crowd in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood

Credit: Darrow Montgomery

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