Modern-day families, couples and individuals re-create life in London's East End from 1860 to 1900, confronting the tough living and working conditions of the urban poor during the Victorian era. Beginning with the 1860s, each episode focuses on a specific decade. Throughout the series, participants deal with living in sparse quarters, an economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish immigrants looking for work, a water shortage, and the social reforms that are brought about by London's economic recovery.
WETA TV 26 recounts the major events, people and places of a decade in which the District of Columbia transitioned from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.See all broadcast times →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →