Building a Capital
DC in Wartime
The White House
The Supreme Court
Library of Congress
Duke Ellington's DC
Homes & Memorials
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The National Zoo exhibits some 5,000 species of animals, from camels to giant cats, elephants to egrets, penguins to pandas.
The design of the Supreme Court Building by architect Cass Gilbert was considered by some to be too pretentious for a federal building.
In 1939, over 75,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to hear the great contralto Marian Anderson sing.
William Henry Harrison was the first president to die in office.
The Woodrow Wilson House is preserved exactly as it was when Wilson lived there. Tours of the home include special exhibits and videos, which use historical footage.
a production of WETA,
the public broadcasting station
in the nation's capital