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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:45 PM

The original Star Trek series did far more than expand the boundaries of outer space. For Margaret Weitekamp of the Air and Space Museum, the 1960s show propelled social, cultural, and technological changes in life on planet Earth.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:45 PM

“White lightning” is shedding its less-than-savory backwoods reputation—or at least some of it. Matt Ostrom, the creator of Discovery’s Moonshiners, Tim Smith, a Virginia maker featured on the series, and Chuck Miller of Belmont Farm Distillery in Culpeper explain why today’s adventurous drinkers are taking a shine to moonshine.

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM

The legendary comedy troupe leads a hysterical history tour through more than a half-century of satire and improv, Chicago style.

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 9:00 PM

The legendary comedy troupe leads a hysterical history tour through more than a half-century of satire and improv, Chicago style.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Who says our town has no style? In this conversation about fashion, Washington, and how the two intersect on a hit series, hear from costume designers Jenny Gering (The Americans) and Tom Broecker (season one of House of Cards).

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Shonda Rhimes, the creative force behind Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, knows how to put together hit shows that become national obsessions. She shares a few of the secrets of how she does it, and talks about why she’s made it a priority to cast some of the most diverse shows on TV.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Forty years ago, Vint Cerf was one of the visionaries who developed the communications protocols that allow computers everywhere to share data. Now, 25 years after the Internet changed our lives, he reflects on the birth of the cyber-communications revolution.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Hometown boy Henry Rollins recalls his role in the influential hardcore punk scene of 1980s Washington and the trailblazing artists it spawned.



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