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Washington Week - PBS Podcast by Gwen Ifill

Washington Week - PBS Podcast

by Gwen Ifill

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Each week, the country's top reporters join moderator Gwen Ifill for an in-depth discussion of the week's top news from Washington and around the world. The longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS, "Washington Week" features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.


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President Trump defends administration from Russia concerns

Author: Washington Week
Fri, Feb 17, 2017


In a 77-minute press conference, President Trump defended his administration's accomplishments and shifted blame for its shortcomings just one month after taking the oath of office. His first solo news conference came just days after his national security adviser was asked to resign and new questions were raised about his campaign and administration's contact with Russian officials.

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FBI director briefs Intel Committee, Trump address Congressional Black Caucus

Author: Washington Week
Fri, Feb 17, 2017


During his first press conference, President Trump had a much-discussed interaction with reporter April Ryan who asked the president if he intended to consult the Congressional Black Caucus about his urban agenda. Plus, in the aftermath of the firing, Dan Balz discusses the role of Vice President Mike Flynn in the White House and as a liaison to Congress.

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Finding love at Washington Week: A golden anniversary for two original employees

Author: Washington Week
Tue, Feb 14, 2017


As Washington Week marks its 50th anniversary, two of the program’s original employees are nearing their own golden anniversary. Paul Anthony, Washington Week’s announcer for the past 50 years, met his wife Joanne, a one-time Washington Week production assistant and WETA-TV accountant, on his first day on the job. “It was love at first sight,” Paul says.

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Angry constituents pack Congressional town halls

Author: Washington Week
Fri, Feb 10, 2017


Republican and Democratic lawmakers are facing angry constituents in town hall meetings across the country. Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz was booed and faced shouts of "Do your job!" during a town hall in Utah. Is this the beginning of a new movement that mirrors the tea party? Plus, Kellyanne Conway, a key adviser to Trump, is facing ethics questions after promoting Ivanka Trump products.

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Trump administration considers next steps after court upholds travel ban freeze

Author: Washington Week
Fri, Feb 10, 2017


After a federal appeals rejected a Trump administration bid to reinstate a controversial travel ban executive order, President Trump is considering next steps which could include issuing a new order or appealing to the Supreme Court. The president's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, distanced himself from Trump's comments about judges.

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: W018918