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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

ISIL Executes Foley; Holder in Ferguson; Perry Indicted Air date: 08-23-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365312744/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The ISIL threat and President Obama's response following the execution of journalist James Foley; Attorney General Holder visits Ferguson, Plus, the felony indictment against Texas Governor Rick Perry. Joining Gwen: Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers; Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News, Pierre... /episodes/get/12995 /episode/12995 Washington Week: ISIL Executes Foley; Holder in Ferguson; Perry Indicted /episode-player/12995
Rick Perry's Indictment and Government Watchdogs Air date: 08-16-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365308624/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, Jeff Zeleny of ABC News discusses the seriousness of the Grand Jury Indictment charge against Texas Governor Rick Perry; Carrie Johnson of NPR speaks on a new threat to government transparency; and Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy Magazine identifies the rift that... /episodes/get/12985 /episode/12985 Washington Week: Rick Perry's Indictment and Government Watchdogs /episode-player/12985
Missouri Teen Shooting, Upheaval in Iraq, Obama-Hillary Rela Air date: 08-16-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365308618/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed Missouri teen, the fast-changing developments in Iraq and the status of the U.S. humanitarian rescue mission, and the reported rift between Hillary Clinton and President Obama over U.S. foreign policy. Joining Gwen: Yochi Dreazen, Foreign... /episodes/get/12986 /episode/12986 Washington Week: Missouri Teen Shooting, Upheaval in Iraq, Obama-Hillary Rela /episode-player/12986
U.S. Begins Airstrikes in Iraq, Kerry Visits Afghanistan and Air date: 08-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365304316/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The U.S. has started military engagement in Northern Iraq, Secy. John Kerry is in Afghanistan to push for a national election resolution, and the latest public opinion polls show Americans remain frustrated with the government. Joining Gwen: Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Paper; Michael Crowley; Doyle... /episodes/get/12969 /episode/12969 Washington Week: U.S. Begins Airstrikes in Iraq, Kerry Visits Afghanistan and /episode-player/12969
Congress: Action & Inaction; Israel-Gaza, Ukraine And U.S. D Air date: 08-02-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365299759/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Analysis of the politics and pitfalls Congress faced this week trying to address critical domestic issues and the ongoing diplomatic efforts by the U.S. and European nations to find lasting solutions to the Ukraine and Israel-Gaza crises despite global instability.Joining Gwen: Molly Ball, The... /episodes/get/12957 /episode/12957 Washington Week: Congress: Action & Inaction; Israel-Gaza, Ukraine And U.S. D /episode-player/12957
Crises in Ukraine & the Middle East and Immigration Challeng Air date: 07-26-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365296409/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We examine the options being considered by the United States and European nations to address the number of international crises, and Obama addresses the recent surge of children illegally entering the U.S. and immigration reform . Joining Gwen: Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times, Nancy Youssef... /episodes/get/12919 /episode/12919 Washington Week: Crises in Ukraine & the Middle East and Immigration Challeng /episode-player/12919
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Episode Archive

February 24, 2012
Rick Santorum is the main target in the GOP race as 13 states prepare to vote between now and Super Tuesday. Plus, international leaders meet in Tunisia to prevent more bloodshed in Syria. And unrest continues in Afghanistan after the burning of Qurans. Joining Gwen: Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine;...
Air date: 02/24/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2201842908/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rick Santorum is the main target in the GOP race as 13 states prepare to vote between now and Super Tuesday. Plus, international leaders meet in Tunisia to prevent more bloodshed in Syria. And unrest continues in Afghanistan after the burning of Qurans. Joining Gwen: Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine;... /episodes/get/3925 /episode/3925 Washington Week: February 24, 2012 /episode-player/3925
Webcast Extra - March 2, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: What should we expect from the remaining four GOP presidential candidates on Super Tuesday? What could a win in Ohio signal for Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum? Plus, what would next week's primaries mean for Rep. Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich? Also, what it will take to unify...
Air date: 03/02/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2205004122/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: What should we expect from the remaining four GOP presidential candidates on Super Tuesday? What could a win in Ohio signal for Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum? Plus, what would next week's primaries mean for Rep. Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich? Also, what it will take to unify... /episodes/get/9279 /episode/9279 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - March 2, 2012 /episode-player/9279
March 2, 2012
As we head into Super Tuesday, which GOP candidate has momentum and how will Tuesday's primaries change the race? Meanwhile, President Obama makes campaign-like speeches in Michigan and New York. Also, Senator Olympia Snow resigns, saying there is no longer bipartisanship in Congress. Joining Gwen...
Air date: 03/02/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2205016109/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As we head into Super Tuesday, which GOP candidate has momentum and how will Tuesday's primaries change the race? Meanwhile, President Obama makes campaign-like speeches in Michigan and New York. Also, Senator Olympia Snow resigns, saying there is no longer bipartisanship in Congress. Joining Gwen... /episodes/get/3995 /episode/3995 Washington Week: March 2, 2012 /episode-player/3995
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 9, 2012
Mitt Romney won big on Super Tuesday, giving him more than 35% of the delegates needed to clinch the nomination. But Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul stay defiant, continuing their campaigns as the race focuses on Mississippi and Alabama next Tuesday. What's next? Joining Gwen: Jeff...
Air date: 03/09/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2208372791/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Mitt Romney won big on Super Tuesday, giving him more than 35% of the delegates needed to clinch the nomination. But Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul stay defiant, continuing their campaigns as the race focuses on Mississippi and Alabama next Tuesday. What's next? Joining Gwen: Jeff... /episodes/get/4009 /episode/4009 Washington Week: March 9, 2012 /episode-player/4009
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