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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
Africa's Changing Reputation Air date: 08-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365304346/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Los Angeles Time's Doyle McManus and TIME Magazine's Michael Crowley discuss the successes and failures the US-Africa Leadership Summit and the changing narrative of the continent; Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers details the problems that persist for the US... /episodes/get/12968 /episode/12968 Washington Week: Africa's Changing Reputation /episode-player/12968
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
Obama On the Line Air date: 08-02-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365299768/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, Foreign Policy Magazine's Yochi Dreazen and CNN's Elise Labott explain why President Obama admitted to the United States own treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo; And Robert Costa of the Washington Post and Molly Ball of The Atlantic discuss why compromise is unlikely... /episodes/get/12956 /episode/12956 Washington Week: Obama On the Line /episode-player/12956
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
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Webcast Extra - April 20, 2012
In the Washington Week Election 2012 Town Hall, Gwen and the panel talk with viewers in Cleveland, OH and Portland, OR. How are these economies recovering and what issues matter most to voters? Plus, do conversations in Washington on healthcare and education reflect conversations across the country...
Air date: 04/20/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2225180678/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the Washington Week Election 2012 Town Hall, Gwen and the panel talk with viewers in Cleveland, OH and Portland, OR. How are these economies recovering and what issues matter most to voters? Plus, do conversations in Washington on healthcare and education reflect conversations across the country... /episodes/get/4124 /episode/4124 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - April 20, 2012 /episode-player/4124
Webcast Extra - April 27, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: Fighting erupts in Congress and on the campaign trail over student loans. Is this a substantive battle or the latest partisan dustup? Also, does a lack of endorsements hurt Romney's ability to coalesce the Republican Party? Plus, the first criminal charges levied against BP...
Air date: 04/27/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2228013123/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: Fighting erupts in Congress and on the campaign trail over student loans. Is this a substantive battle or the latest partisan dustup? Also, does a lack of endorsements hurt Romney's ability to coalesce the Republican Party? Plus, the first criminal charges levied against BP... /episodes/get/4127 /episode/4127 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - April 27, 2012 /episode-player/4127
April 27, 2012
As the campaigns look ahead, Mitt Romney targets Barack Obama, but he is targeting youth voters. The Supreme Court hears arguments on Arizona immigration law. Also, a year after Osama bin Laden's death, balancing terrorism and civil liberties. Joining Gwen: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News;...
Air date: 04/27/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2228013120/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As the campaigns look ahead, Mitt Romney targets Barack Obama, but he is targeting youth voters. The Supreme Court hears arguments on Arizona immigration law. Also, a year after Osama bin Laden's death, balancing terrorism and civil liberties. Joining Gwen: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News;... /episodes/get/3878 /episode/3878 Washington Week: April 27, 2012 /episode-player/3878
Webcast Extra - May 4, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: Today's unemployment numbers can be viewed in a variety of ways. How do these different interpretations influence rhetoric on the campaign trail? Plus, the link between educational attainment and unemployment. Also, what is needed to make the new agreement between Afghanistan...
Air date: 05/04/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2230962742/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: Today's unemployment numbers can be viewed in a variety of ways. How do these different interpretations influence rhetoric on the campaign trail? Plus, the link between educational attainment and unemployment. Also, what is needed to make the new agreement between Afghanistan... /episodes/get/9274 /episode/9274 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - May 4, 2012 /episode-player/9274
May 4, 2012
The U.S. and China continue to negotiate over activist Chen Guangcheng's travel to America. Plus, President Obama visited Afghanistan on the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Also, new unemployment numbers and the 2012 presidential race. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter...
Air date: 05/04/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2231065950/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The U.S. and China continue to negotiate over activist Chen Guangcheng's travel to America. Plus, President Obama visited Afghanistan on the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Also, new unemployment numbers and the 2012 presidential race. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter... /episodes/get/4027 /episode/4027 Washington Week: May 4, 2012 /episode-player/4027
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