WETA Specials

WETA's First Broadcast: The New Era (1961)

Special | 26m 2s

WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era. The show described the station's origins and its mission to provide viewers with a "window to the world."

Aired: 10/01/61

Rating: NR

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WETA Specials is a local public television program presented by WETA.