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Documentaries

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on the Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on the Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor discusses his book, “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present”.

Author Talk: Del Quentin Wilber on Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

Author Talk: Del Quentin Wilber on Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

Author Del Quentin Wilber discusses his book, Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

Homebuilder Patty Shields gesturing toward a window sealant.

How to Build a Better Home: Sealing for Air and Moisture

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of sealing for air and moisture when building a passive house.

Green homebuilder Patty Shields stands beside a window.

How to Build a Better Home: Windows

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of energy efficient windows when building a passive house

Metro Green homebuilder Patty Shields in front of a house she is working on.

How to Build a Better Home: Water Runoff

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of having good water runoff when building a passive house.

Author Beau Phillips

Beau Phillips on “I Killed Pink Floyd’s Pig”

Author, former radio programmer and MTV Networks executive Beau Phillips discusses his book, “I Killed Pink Floyd’s Pig: Inside Stories of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll”.

Dennis Brack discusses his book, Presidential Picture Stories

Author Talk: Dennis Brack and Presidential Picture Stories

White House press photographer Dennis Brack discusses his book, Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House.

Left to right: Duy Tran, Lloyd Wolf and Aleksandra Lagkueva

Arlington Historical Society: Lloyd Wolf and the Columbia Pike Documentary Project

Photographer Lloyd Wolf discusses and shows images from the Columbia Pike Documentary Project.

The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

How Arlington County used Design Thinking Principals to redesign community services.

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz tells the story of the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11 2001.

Author/Journalist Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth Drew at Arlington Public Library

Political reporter Elizabeth Drew discusses her reporting on Watergate at the Arlington Public Library.

Dr. David Robarge. chief historian at the Arlington Public Library, speaking at the Arlington Public Library

Spies Next Door! 3 Stories of Espionage and Counterintelligence in Arlington

Encore Learning and Arlington TV present a talk by on the recent history of spycraft in Arlington, by Dr. David Robarge, chief historian of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Steel beam at Metro Installation

Smart Growth

Arlington’s Smart Growth Journey traces the story of how visionary leaders – and residents who passionately loved their community – together transformed an aging suburb into a national model of transit-oriented development.

Fresh AIRE

Fresh AIRE

upclose: FreshAIRE’ examines Arlington’s Initiative to Reduce Emissions. The film explores the inception and development of the campaign as it unfolds.

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Upclose: Affordable Housing? Follows the story of a single Father as he attempts to work full-time and find Affordable Housing in Arlington County.