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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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    • 4.1 • 222 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.

    • video
    Juneteenth: The Newest American Federal Holiday

    Juneteenth: The Newest American Federal Holiday

    President Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. The panel discussed the racial injustice the country continues to face, plus Vice President Kamala Harris’s historic march in a Pride parade.

    • video
    President Biden & Vladimir Putin Face Off In Historic Summit

    President Biden & Vladimir Putin Face Off In Historic Summit

    President Biden pressed Russian leader Putin on human rights, climate change, ransomware hacks & more at a summit in Geneva. The panel discussed what their conversation means for the U.S., plus the Supreme Court weighs in on the Affordable Care Act.

    • video
    President Joe Biden’s First Overseas Trip

    President Joe Biden’s First Overseas Trip

    President Biden is on his first trip abroad, promoting democracy as he meets with the G7 ahead of a meeting next week with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The panel discussed the challenges abroad, as well as Vice President Harris’s trip to Central America to deal with immigration. Ed O'Keefe of CBS News co-moderates.

    • 22 min
    • video
    The Battle Over Voting Rights

    The Battle Over Voting Rights

    President Biden tasked Vice President Harris with protecting voting rights as states across the country enact strict new voting laws. The panel also discussed former President Trump’s plan for campaign-style rallies as he plots a return to the public eye.

    • 22 min

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222 Ratings

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This is my favorite podcast, the one I listen to every week without fail. You often learn more about the real stories behind the news, and it is great to meet the people who write the great stories you’ve been reading all week.

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