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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, food writer Alicia DeFonzo travels back to capture the experience of a generation through the lens of food. We think you'll love her 1960s "cocktail dinner" recipes.

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WHRO producers won big last weekend! See which productions received awards.

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In 1969, the times were changing and so were cocktail parties. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we thought it would be fun to share a few recipes from that year.

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WHRO congratulates this local group of students for their winning entry in the "Our American Story" contest.

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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