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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 […]

VIctor Dover and Dennis Leach Discuss what makes a great street

Victor Dover and Dennis Leach on Great Streets

Author Victor Dover and Arlington County Transportation Director Dennis Leach discuss What Makes a Great Street?

Charles S. Clark on the American Nazi Party in Arlington

Swastikas on Wilson – A History of George Lincoln Rockwell’s Nazi Party in Arlington

Journalist and historian Charles S. Clark speaks about George Lincoln Rockwell and his American Nazi Party when their headquarters were housed in Arlington VA.

Christopher B. Leinberger speaking

Christopher B. Leinberger on Urban Design

Christopher B. Leinberger speaks on “The Urbanization of the Suburbs: Why Arlington is the National Model and Where Do We Go Next?”.

Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds

Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds

A look at Artisphere’s landmark exhibition of Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds, the first time this delightful exhibit has been seen in the DC Capital region.

USS Arlington

USS Arlington

Five years after its keel was laid down the USS Arlington finally sailed into its home port of Norfolk Virginia where it was commissioned into active service in the United States Navy. It was a memorable and moving beginning to what Arlington officials hope is a long relationship.