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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 --



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Trump takes victory lap and strikes deal to save American jobs

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:00:00 EST

President-elect Donald Trump visited Indiana this week to celebrate the announcement from manufacturing company Carrier that they will keep nearly 1,000 jobs in the U.S. He then kicked off his post-election "Thank You Tour" in Ohio, where he told energized rally attendees that he would come through on his many campaign promises. Meanwhile, Democrats continue to question the election results.(image)


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Trump and Clinton campaign managers clash and how Trump will handle the press

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:07:00 EST

Sparks flew between Trump and Clinton campaign managers at a post-election review at Harvard when the subject of the alt-right's involvement in the Trump campaign came up. Is this tension a microcosm for how the country is dealing post-election? And as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, how will his relationship with the White House press corps evolve?(image)


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Trump's Transition: President-elect's legislative priorities and cabinet picks

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:00:00 EST

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president in less than two months, but before the inauguration, there is a lot of work to be done. The president-elect met with a parade of cabinet hopefuls this week and began to name some of his top advisers. They'll help Trump implement his legislative priorities, which in some cases are very different than the promises he made on the campaign trail.(image)


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How the media covers the president

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:00:00 EST

Candidate Trump showed a particular aversion to the national press corps assigned to cover him, but how will President Trump interact with reporters? And will the president-elect follow past precedent and have a protective pool of reporters with him at all times? In the past, such a pool of journalists has helped capture historical events like the September 11 attacks.(image)


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Friends and colleagues celebrate the life of Gwen Ifill

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:30:00 EST

Michele Norris, leads Gwen Ifill's friends and colleagues in sharing stories about Gwen's life and reflecting on the legacy she will leave. They remember her truthfulness, her warmth, her dedication to journalism and her incredible knack for storytelling. Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post says it best: "it's amazing that someone could be an anchor and a compass at the same time."(image)


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A tribute to Gwen Ifill’s remarkable life and legacy

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:59:00 EST

Washington Week celebrates Gwen Ifill's remarkable life and legacy with the friends and colleagues who knew her best. Michele Norris, Gwen’s close friend, leads the conversation between many of their fellow journalists, and notes how she embodied the motto “lift while you climb.”(image)


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