Washington in the 2000s

Washington in the 2000s

Washington in the 2000s

Washington in the 2000s

Special | 58m 30s

WETA revisits the people and events that shaped Washington in the new millennium.

WETA revisits the major events, people and developments that shaped Washington at the dawn of the new millennium. From 9/11 and the D.C. sniper to the return of Major League Baseball and a baby panda’s birth, the region experienced great highs and lows. Meanwhile, a massive wave of investment and growth transformed Washington into a hip foodie mecca, as traces of the old D.C. grew fainter.