Washington Week’s signature for 50 years has been civil, thoughtful discussion with the country’s best reporters. That’s what Jackie told us she appreciates most. Thanks for watching for the past 50 years!
Much of the rhetoric during the 2016 presidential election led to further fractures in an already deeply divided nation, but as Kathy and Ed told us in battleground state Colorado, Washington Week was the show to watch to step away from the noise and get “understanding without all the hype.” For 50 years, that’s been the mission of the program. Thanks for watching!
For 50 years, Washington Week has featured the nation’s top journalists sharing their reporting and analysis on the biggest stories of the week. That’s what one long-time viewer appreciates most. “It's a great way to keep up with news and get inside information on what's going on in Washington and politics across the nation and internationally,” Tim told us outside our town hall in Cleveland.
When Verna started watching Washington Week as a teenager in 1967, her mother made her "sit there and watch." Well, 50 years later, the tradition stuck. Verna says she grew to love the show, especially in the last 10 years. Thanks for watching!
Robert Costa made his first appearance at the PBS Annual Meeting since being named Washington Week moderator in April. Costa introduced himself to the gathering of local station leaders, program producers and PBS employees and shared his vision for the future of Washington Week and efforts to expand the program’s digital presence.