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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 at 8pm ET on most local PBS stations.

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Episodes 552

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Republicans Take Aim at Donald Trump in Second Debate

Washington Week

Republicans Take Aim at Donald Trump in Second Debate

23 million watch as GOP contenders take on Donald Trump in CNN debate

25:09

Republicans Take Aim at Donald Trump in Second Debate

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Video thumbnail: Washington Week GOP Undercard Debate & O’Malley Calls for more Debates

Washington Week

GOP Undercard Debate & O’Malley Calls for more Debates

Graham brings wit to GOP undercard debate & O'Malley calls for more democratic debates.

8:13

GOP Undercard Debate & O’Malley Calls for more Debates

8:13

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Biden Weighs 2016 Run, Clinton’s Email Contrition

Washington Week

Biden Weighs 2016 Run, Clinton’s Email Contrition

Clinton calls private email server “a mistake”, GOP candidates try to take on Trump & the

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Biden Weighs 2016 Run, Clinton’s Email Contrition

25:17

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Clinton's Email Probe Continues & Trump Pledges GOP Support

Washington Week

Clinton's Email Probe Continues & Trump Pledges GOP Support

Trump takes Republican pledge and Obama secures congressional votes for Iran deal.

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Clinton's Email Probe Continues & Trump Pledges GOP Support

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Video thumbnail: Washington Week Clinton Backs Nuclear Deal, Rick Perry's Abandoned Campaign

Washington Week

Clinton Backs Nuclear Deal, Rick Perry's Abandoned Campaign

Hillary Clinton promises Israel reset, Rick Perry's failed campaign and Russian advisers i

8:37

Clinton Backs Nuclear Deal, Rick Perry's Abandoned Campaign

8:37

Video thumbnail: Washington Week From the Vault: Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts

Washington Week

From the Vault: Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts

In 10 years as chief justice, John Roberts has presided over key cases.

6:03

From the Vault: Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts

6:03

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Hillary Clinton Declares "Women's Rights are Human Rights"

Washington Week

Hillary Clinton Declares "Women's Rights are Human Rights"

In 1995, First Lady Hillary Clinton spoke at the UN Conference on Women in Beijing.

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Hillary Clinton Declares "Women's Rights are Human Rights"

5:36

Video thumbnail: Washington Week The Backstory: The Role of Jeb Bush's Super PAC

Washington Week

The Backstory: The Role of Jeb Bush's Super PAC

How will the pro-Jeb Bush super PAC Right to Rise impact the 2016 race?

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The Backstory: The Role of Jeb Bush's Super PAC

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Video thumbnail: Washington Week Day-to-Day Covering Jeb Bush's Presidential Campaign

Washington Week

Day-to-Day Covering Jeb Bush's Presidential Campaign

What's it like to travel the country reporting on a presidential candidate?

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Day-to-Day Covering Jeb Bush's Presidential Campaign

4:04

Video thumbnail: Washington Week From the Vault: Hurricane Katrina's Devastating Imact

Washington Week

From the Vault: Hurricane Katrina's Devastating Imact

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf coast.

25:48

From the Vault: Hurricane Katrina's Devastating Imact

25:48

Video thumbnail: Washington Week From the Vault: Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

Washington Week

From the Vault: Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

Gwen Ifill talks to Dan Balz from the State Fair about the impact of Iowa on the GOP field

7:08

From the Vault: Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

7:08

Video thumbnail: Washington Week From the Vault: Impact of Early Presidential Debates

Washington Week

From the Vault: Impact of Early Presidential Debates

We look back in the Vault to see how an early debate in 2011 shaped the GOP field.

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From the Vault: Impact of Early Presidential Debates

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Previews 4

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Town Hall: June 29, 2012

Washington Week

Town Hall: June 29, 2012

Gwen Ifill hosts an immigration electronic town hall with PBS Stations in AZ and CA.

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Town Hall: June 29, 2012

0:36

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Electronic Town Hall in Ohio and Oregon

Washington Week

Electronic Town Hall in Ohio and Oregon

Gwen Ifill hosts an electronic town hall with PBS Member Stations in Ohio and Oregon.

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Electronic Town Hall in Ohio and Oregon

0:36

Video thumbnail: Washington Week Remembering 9/11

Washington Week

Remembering 9/11

Washington Week looks back on the day that changed America.

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Remembering 9/11

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Video thumbnail: Washington Week Paul Newman Promo, September 1999

Washington Week

Paul Newman Promo, September 1999

Paul Newman filmed a promotional video for Washington Week in 1999.

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Paul Newman Promo, September 1999

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