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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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    • 4.4 • 941 Ratings

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.

    President Donald Trump Fights On & President-elect Joe Biden Looks Ahead

    President Donald Trump Fights On & President-elect Joe Biden Looks Ahead

    President Donald Trump has continued to remain noncompliant about the election results, sparking outrage and forcing officials to speak out against his baseless claims. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden is discussing plans to improve the American economy with a diverse team of advisors, as a COVID-19 stimulus package may be on the way. The panel also discussed what is happening inside the White House as Trump is leaving office and the fate of the Georgia runoff elections.

    • 21 min
    The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization” by Joe Scarborough

    The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization” by Joe Scarborough

    Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, discussed his latest book “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization.” The conversation focuses on Truman’s establishment of modern U.S. foreign policy after World War II and what President-elect Joe Biden can learn from the former president.

    • 16 min
    The Washington Week Bookshelf: "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World" by Fareed Zakaria

    The Washington Week Bookshelf: "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World" by Fareed Zakaria

    Fareed Zakaria of CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”discussed his latest book “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.” The discussion covered the consequences of the pandemic and how COVID-19 could reshape the nation and the world, globalization and the digital age.

    • 15 min
    Special Report on the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Special Report on the COVID-19 Pandemic

    COVID-19 case numbers are hitting record highs as outbreaks are appearing nationwide right before the holiday season. With millions struggling, the biggest question is, what’s next? The panel discusses what the future holds for America as vaccines arrive, and how a deeply divided Congress can impact future COVID-19 legislation.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
941 Ratings

941 Ratings

Road_Work ,

Party over country

Good show. Sorry to hear James Baker is more GOP than for America.

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Shove that slider up!

Great podcast, but why does the sound level have to be so low? It’s really annoying to have to turn the volume on my devices all the way up to listen and then get blasted and have to dive to get it and turn it down when the next podcast starts!

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