Washington in the 90s

Blizzard of '96

The nation's capital screeched to a halt when the so-called "Blizzard of '96" dumped over 17 inches of snow on Washington, January 6-8, 1996. Strange sights -- like cross country skiers on city streets -- abounded as Washingtonians dug out.

Blizzard of '96

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    WETA takes viewers on a journey through a time not long ago, but which now seems a world away. Washington in the '90s 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.

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