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    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras The Legacy of Dance

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    The Legacy of Dance

    Susan Shields and Lauren Stucko share a unique bond that will last forever: Pink Girl.

    The Legacy of Dance

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Life's Second Chances

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    Life's Second Chances

    A retired Army medic reflects on his time in Vietnam through his woodwork.

    Life's Second Chances

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Providing a Touch of Home in Vietnam

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    Providing a Touch of Home in Vietnam

    Red Cross "Donut Dolly" Holley Watts discusses her experience in Vietnam in 1966-67.

    Providing a Touch of Home in Vietnam

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Finding My Mother, Finding Myself: Kim and Huong O'Connell

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    Finding My Mother, Finding Myself: Kim and Huong O'Connell

    A writer discusses her efforts to connect with her Vietnamese mother's elusive heritage.

    Finding My Mother, Finding Myself: Kim and Huong O'Connell

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Alexander Robey Shepherd: Man Who Built the Nation's Capital

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    Alexander Robey Shepherd: Man Who Built the Nation's Capital

    John Richardson discusses Alexander Shepherd, controversial territorial governor of D.C.

    Alexander Robey Shepherd: Man Who Built the Nation's Capital

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras World War I Hero: Arlington's John Lyon

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    World War I Hero: Arlington's John Lyon

    WETA remembers Arlingtonian John Lyon who died heroically during WWI.

    World War I Hero: Arlington's John Lyon

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.

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    Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.

    Walt Whitman's experience in Washington during the Civil War was formative to his career.

    Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Arlington Police Department: 75 Years Serving the Community

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    Arlington Police Department: 75 Years Serving the Community

    Captain Michelle Nuneville looks back on the history of the Arlington Police Department.

    Arlington Police Department: 75 Years Serving the Community

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Lost Civil War History: Northern Virginia Contraband Camps

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    Lost Civil War History: Northern Virginia Contraband Camps

    Civil War blogger Ron Baumgarten discusses a often-forgotten aspect of Civil War history.

    Lost Civil War History: Northern Virginia Contraband Camps

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Origins of the George Washington Memorial Parkway

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    Origins of the George Washington Memorial Parkway

    David Lassman discusses the creation and of the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

    Origins of the George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

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    Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

    Sue Eisenfeld discusses controversial history of Shenandoah National Park.

    Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Capturing a Community: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project

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    Capturing a Community: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project

    Photographer Lloyd Wolf discusses the Columbia Pike Documentary Project's goals.

    Capturing a Community: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Joan Muholland: Arlington's Homegrown Civil Rights Hero

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    Joan Muholland: Arlington's Homegrown Civil Rights Hero

    Arlington's Joan Muholland discusses her experience during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement

    Joan Muholland: Arlington's Homegrown Civil Rights Hero

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Arlington Fire Department: Decades of Serving the Community

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    Arlington Fire Department: Decades of Serving the Community

    Arlington, Virginia Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls fire department milestones.

    Arlington Fire Department: Decades of Serving the Community

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Little Saigon: Arlington's Vietnamese Community

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    Little Saigon: Arlington's Vietnamese Community

    In the 1970s and 1980s, Arlington, VA was a destination for Vietnamese immigrants.

    Little Saigon: Arlington's Vietnamese Community

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Three Questions with a D.C. Brewer

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    Three Questions with a D.C. Brewer

    Kristi Griner, Head Brewer at Capitol City Brewing Company, discusses the DC beer scene.

    Three Questions with a D.C. Brewer

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.

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    Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.

    Author Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the national capital region.

    Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras From Bolivia to Arlington

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    From Bolivia to Arlington

    Bolivia-born Arlington, Virginia resident Luis Araya reflects on his experience.

    From Bolivia to Arlington

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Recreating Christian Heurich's Pre-Prohibition Lager

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    Recreating Christian Heurich's Pre-Prohibition Lager

    What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a history museum join forces? Beer!

    Recreating Christian Heurich's Pre-Prohibition Lager

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Mixing a Rickey

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    Mixing a Rickey

    Columbia Room bartender J.P. Fetherston demonstrates how to make the Rickey.

    Mixing a Rickey

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Mixing a Scofflaw

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    Mixing a Scofflaw

    Columbia Room bartender J.P. Fetherston demonstrates how to make the Scofflaw.

    Mixing a Scofflaw

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras George Cassiday: Bootlegger to Congress

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    George Cassiday: Bootlegger to Congress

    A profile of George Cassiday, a bootlegger to Congress during the days of Prohibition.

    George Cassiday: Bootlegger to Congress

    Video thumbnail: WETA Digital Extras Model City of Prohibition?

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    Model City of Prohibition?

    Local author and historian Garrett Peck discusses Washington's history as a drinking city.

    Model City of Prohibition?