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Washington Week

Washington Week
Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events and can be found on Fridays at 8pm ET on many local PBS stations.

Latest Episodes

Afghanistan's Civil Unrest, Delayed Talks with Iran Air date: 07-19-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365292028/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, Michael Crowley of TIME Magazine covers how near Afghanistan was to civil war; Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy Magazine says Iran is not close on a deal over its nuclear capabilities; Real Clear Politic’s Alexis Simendinger and John Harwood of CNBC questions what... /episodes/get/12908 /episode/12908 Washington Week: Afghanistan's Civil Unrest, Delayed Talks with Iran /episode-player/12908
Global Flashpoints and U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemma Air date: 07-19-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365292026/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The multiple foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration including the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Also, the latest on the investigation into the Malaysian Airlines crash. Joining Gwen Ifill: John... /episodes/get/12909 /episode/12909 Washington Week: Global Flashpoints and U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemma /episode-player/12909
Gun control, the Highway Trust Fund, and ISIS updates Air date: 07-12-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287894/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe explains the firearm debates on the Hill; Fawn Johnson of the National Journal warns of the depleting Highway Trust Fund; Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times breaks down the latest in Iraq; and Bloomberg New’s Indira Lakshmanan reviews... /episodes/get/12904 /episode/12904 Washington Week: Gun control, the Highway Trust Fund, and ISIS updates /episode-player/12904
Immigration Crisis, Middle East Tensions, U.S.-Germany Spyin Air date: 07-12-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287887/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Obama proposed a $3.7 billion plan to address the surge of illegal immigrants, the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas, and Germany's decision to expel a CIA station chief in Berlin in response to more cases of U.S. Joining Gwen Ifill: Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Fawn Johnson,... /episodes/get/12905 /episode/12905 Washington Week: Immigration Crisis, Middle East Tensions, U.S.-Germany Spyin /episode-player/12905
Major Supreme Court Rulings, GOP Primary Surprise Air date: 07-01-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365280435/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false  Four significant Supreme Court decisions this week including suspects' rights & abortion clinic protests, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi survives a strong tea-party challenge, and a first person account on the worsening situation in Iraq.   Joining Gwen: Pete Williams, NBC News; Joan... /episodes/get/12886 /episode/12886 Washington Week: Major Supreme Court Rulings, GOP Primary Surprise /episode-player/12886
Changes in Iraq, Obama's Frustration, and Hobby Lobby Air date: 06-28-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365280454/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 2014, Iraq, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Hobby Lobby, Supreme Court, Democrats, Gwen Ifill, Martha Raddatz, Dan Balz, Joan Biskupic, Pete Williams, President Obama, Affordable Care Act, Bill Clinton /episodes/get/12885 /episode/12885 Washington Week: Changes in Iraq, Obama's Frustration, and Hobby Lobby /episode-player/12885
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Episode Archive

Webcast Extra - March 9, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: As the GOP presidential candidates slug through more primary contests, a new television movie, "Game Change," provides voters with a chance to look back at the 2008 presidential race. It and other political films take viewers inside the boiler room environment of electoral...
Air date: 03/09/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2208491912/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: As the GOP presidential candidates slug through more primary contests, a new television movie, "Game Change," provides voters with a chance to look back at the 2008 presidential race. It and other political films take viewers inside the boiler room environment of electoral... /episodes/get/9278 /episode/9278 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - March 9, 2012 /episode-player/9278
March 16, 2012
The killing of 16 civilians in Afghanistan, allegedly by a U.S. soldier, has further strained the relationship between the two countries. Plus, Rick Santorum won big in the South, yet Mitt Romney scored more delegates. And President Obama's re-election campaign is in full swing. Joining Gwen:...
Air date: 03/16/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2210992914/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The killing of 16 civilians in Afghanistan, allegedly by a U.S. soldier, has further strained the relationship between the two countries. Plus, Rick Santorum won big in the South, yet Mitt Romney scored more delegates. And President Obama's re-election campaign is in full swing. Joining Gwen:... /episodes/get/3990 /episode/3990 Washington Week: March 16, 2012 /episode-player/3990
Webcast Extra - March 16, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: Afghanistan, Syria and the economy were among the topics President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed at the White House this week. What did this visit say about their special relationship? Also, how the recent massacre in Afghanistan underscore the...
Air date: 03/16/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2210981881/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: Afghanistan, Syria and the economy were among the topics President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed at the White House this week. What did this visit say about their special relationship? Also, how the recent massacre in Afghanistan underscore the... /episodes/get/9277 /episode/9277 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - March 16, 2012 /episode-player/9277
Webcast Extra - March 23, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: GOP Budget Chairman Paul Ryan released his budget blueprint and both Republicans and Democrats see benefits in it. Also, are tensions mounting between the Romney and Santorum campaigns as the primary continues? Plus, how members of the African American community responded to...
Air date: 03/23/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2214470440/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: GOP Budget Chairman Paul Ryan released his budget blueprint and both Republicans and Democrats see benefits in it. Also, are tensions mounting between the Romney and Santorum campaigns as the primary continues? Plus, how members of the African American community responded to... /episodes/get/9276 /episode/9276 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - March 23, 2012 /episode-player/9276
March 23, 2012
After the controversial killing of teenager Trayvon Martin, in Florida, national attention focuses on "Stand Your Ground" laws...
Air date: 03/23/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2214512506/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false After the controversial killing of teenager Trayvon Martin, in Florida, national attention focuses on "Stand Your Ground" laws... /episodes/get/3997 /episode/3997 Washington Week: March 23, 2012 /episode-player/3997
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