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From the Vault: Washington Week Remembers Mandela (Part Two)

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On June 26, 1990, Washington Week devoted an entire show to Nelson Mandela's visit to the U.S. since his release from Robben Island. In this second of two parts, Paul Duke moderated a package on Mandela's visits to NY, Boston, the UN, White House and Capitol Hill.

Watch part 1 of the episode here

From the Vault: Washington Week Remembers Mandela (Part One)

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On June 26, 1990, Washington Week devoted an entire show to Nelson and Winnie Mandela's visit to the U.S. In this first of two parts, Paul Duke moderated a package on Mandela's trips to New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. where he visited President George H.W. Bush at the White House and a speech to a joint meeting of Congress.

Watch part 2 of this episode here

Our 25th Anniversary

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Washington Week marks its 45th year on the air this week making it TV's longest running prime time news and public affairs program. To mark this milestone we pulled a clip from the 25th anniversary broadcast hosted by long-time moderator Paul Duke. It’s a wonderful retrospective of some of the stories, journalists and events that have shaped Washington Week for more than four decades.

November 26, 1993

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The end of the Congressional session in 1993 with a number of Clinton initiatives passing Congress & a crisis averted for Thanksgiving week travelers as the White House brings American Airlines and its flight attendants to the bargaining table.

October 2, 1987

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In 1987, conservative Appeals Court Judge Robert Bork was nominated by Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Court. After a strong campaign by liberals, including Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), against Bork’s nomination, the US Senate voted 58-42 not to confirm him for the high court. This program aired three weeks before the Senate vote.

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Paul Duke

February 26, 1982

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Washington Week celebrates its 15-year anniversary in the last week of February, 1982. A true walk down memory lane with Paul Duke, Peter Lisagor, Haynes Johnson, Jack Nelson, Hedrick Smith and Charles McDowell among others.

January 23, 1981

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Ronald Reagan is sworn in as President the same day that the Iranian hostages are released after being held for nearly 15 months.