This WETA mini-documentary series spotlights neighborhoods throughout the Greater Washington area, showcasing a sense of community pride and encouraging viewers to explore new neighborhoods and discover local history. These special places — whether in city or suburb — are sources of identity and pride for their residents, and home to captivating stories, unique landmarks and engaging personalities. The two-minute segments, which air throughout the year, appear between primetime programs in the TV 26 schedule.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.