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For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.

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For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.

    Can Trump survive investigations as legal trouble accumulates?

    Can Trump survive investigations as legal trouble accumulates?

    Former President Donald Trump had to endure a week of legal blows. The New York attorney general announced the state is suing Trump and his children for fraud, an appeals court ruled the Justice Department can resume reviewing classified documents seized from his home and the special master appointed to review the files gave Trump a deadline to back up his claim that the FBI planted evidence.

    How Western aid to Ukraine is pushing Putin to make desperate moves

    How Western aid to Ukraine is pushing Putin to make desperate moves

    Russian President Putin responded to the success of Ukraine’s counter-offensive by calling up 300,000 reservists, ordering a referendum on joining Russia in four occupied regions, and threatening a nuclear response if Ukraine’s advance continues. At the United Nations, President Biden rebuked Putin by name and called out Russia’s “outrageous acts” and shameless violation of the U.N. charter.

    Washington Week full episode, September 23, 2022

    Washington Week full episode, September 23, 2022

    New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit against former President Trump and his children. Russian President Putin issues a threat and escalates the war as Ukraine’s military makes gains. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Hugo Lowell of The Guardian, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal and Nancy Cordes of CBS News to discuss these stories and more.

    Midterm season in full gear with control of Congress on the line

    Midterm season in full gear with control of Congress on the line

    The last primary elections before the midterms were held and now all eyes are focused on the battle for control of Congress. With just two months until Election Day, the major issues in the news this week were inflation, abortion and immigration.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

eztwo ,

“Unplayable” episodes

FYI: I don’t know if you are aware of this but all of the iterations (the main show; the follow-up; and audio and video versions) of your show show up as [not able to be played.]

Not sure how long this has been true for me but I would say at least four weeks.

RCJII ,

Biased

Is moderator a journalist or a pundit! Since the ascension of the latest moderator the perspective seems to be Democrat/progressive is right & good, accepted a face value, while Republican/conservative is wrong & bad, ascribed mal-intent…I expect better of this long-running, historically & culturally significant program…Fiat Justicia Ruat Coelum...

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Extra vs regular

Love it but the podcast app can’t tell the difference between the main show and the extra. I like listening to them in order.

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