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Beth Macy, author

Author Talk: Beth Macy on “Factory Man”

Author Beth Macy reads from and discusses her book, “Factory Man”.

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.

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.

Around Arlington - September 22, 2014

Around Arlington – September 22, 2014

On this episode, we remember and pay tribute to those who were lost 13 years ago during the Septemeber 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, invite you to explore and celebrate the Hispanic heritage in Arlington, check out a newly renovated Glencarlyn park, celebrate the opening of the Route 50 and Courthouse road interchange and more.

Arlington VA Sept. 11 2014

Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony – 2014

Memorial ceremony for the victims of the Sept. 11 2001 attack on the Pentagon.

Author/Journalist Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth Drew at Arlington Public Library

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

Neighborhood Conservation Program

Neighborhood Conservation Program

The Neighborhood Conservation Program has been helping to improve and enhance Arlington neighborhoods for 50 years. This program empowers citizens to identify and plan projects in their own neighborhoods.

Charlie Clark's Arlington County Chronicles

Charlie Clark’s Arlington County Chronicles

Author Charlie Clark reads from his book, Arlington County Chronicles.

Police Memorial

Around Arlington – May 20, 2014

On this episode, we take a look at Tandem NSI’s recent National Security Deal Day at Artisphere, how Arlington has cut costs of new transit stops across the region, a look at Clarendon in the 1970s, and honor those law enforcement who gave their lives to protect our community.

Memories of Little Saigon

Memories of Little Saigon

Writer/historian Kimberly O’Connell shares her memories of Arlington’s Little Saigon neighborhood, formerly located in Clarendon.

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.

Dr. Nancy Perry at the Arlington Historical Society

Arlington Historical Society: Destruction of East Arlington

Nancy Perry talks about the destruction of East Arlington and Queen City to make room for the Pentagon.

Fort Ethan Allen Canon

Around Arlington – March 25,2014

In this episode, history comes alive at Fort Ethan Allen, 122 new afforadble housing apartments open on Columbia Pike, Bill Cosby visits Rosslyn for a special event, and we celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Center for Local History

Center for Local History

“Digitizing opens up a whole world to be able to share these things, but nothing can replace holding that Civil War letter” says Judy Knudsen when describing how Arlington Public Library’s Center for Local History is changing, yet remaining the same.  Formerly known as the Virginia Room, the new name better describes the scope of […]