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June 17 - 23, 2019

Journey to the Ancient Time When Whales Walked!

When Whales Walked

Meet the ancient ancestors of four iconic creatures: crocodiles, birds, whales and elephants. Join top scientists on a global adventure as they follow clues from the fossil record and use 21st-century technology to make exciting new discoveries.

When Whales Walked airs Wednesday, June 19 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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The Lavender Scare

The Lavender Scare

Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.

The Lavender Scare airs Tuesday, June 18 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Endeavour Season 6 Continues

Endeavour: Season 6, Episode 2

The sixth season of the popular Inspector Morse prequel series continues on Masterpiece! In "Apollo," a car accident proves to be murder, leading Endeavour to investigate suspects in the Oxford astrophysics department and a TV puppet studio.

Endeavour airs Sunday, June 23 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Now Streaming on WETA Passport

Endeavour Passport

Our newest member benefit allows you to watch your favorite WETA shows whenever and wherever you want. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

  • Endeavour
    Binge the entire new season of Endeavour before it airs with WETA Passport!
  • Basquiat: Rage to Riches
    He lived fast, died young and created thousands of drawings and paintings.
  • Nature: Racoon Nation
    Follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.

WETA Passport is a benefit for members that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, WETA Passport allows you to watch even more of your favorite shows, including full seasons of many current and past series. Click here to learn more or activate now!

Don't Miss a Brand New Season of Jamestown on WETA Passport!

Watch Jamestown on WETA Passport

An all-new season of Jamestown is now available to stream for WETA Passport members! As Season 3 begins, it's boom time in Jamestown, and Virginia promises riches and freedom. But old feuds remain, leading to a revenge plot, a tyrannical leader, and a clash between the English and Pamunkey. These conflicts will shape the New World for centuries to come. Watch all eight episodes of Jamestown's third season now with WETA Passport!

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Front Row Washington Presents Pianist Alessio Bax

Front Row Washington: Alessio Bax

This week, award-winning pianist Alessio Bax returns to Classical WETA's Front Row Washington for a Phillips Collection recital. The program includes Sergei Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42, Franz Liszt's Apres une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S. 161, J.S. Bach's arrangement for solo keyboard of Alessandro Marcello's Oboe Concerto in D minor and more!

Front Row Washington airs Monday, June 17 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.

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Discuss the Endeavour Season 6 Premiere with Telly Visions!

Endeavour Recaps

An all new season of popular mystery Endeavour is under way. Discuss all the latest happenings in Oxford with other fans at Telly Visions! Our British blog has an in-depth recap of the Season 6 premiere that will catch you up on anything you missed!

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Lefty Brewer's Sacrifice

Lefty Brewer

Scout Joe Cambria of the Washington Senators was in Florida in the summer of 1938, seeking new talent for D.C.'s major league baseball team. When he watched Forrest "Lefty" Brewer pitch for the St. Augustine Saints, Cambria had no doubt that this was a player who could help turn around the struggling D.C. club. The Senators signed Brewer, but his life had a greater purpose. Exactly six years after he pitched a no hitter in the minor leagues, Lefty Brewer jumped out of a plane over Normandy, France.

 

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