Washington Week

50 years of Washington Week: "Measured and objective"

Clip: Season 2017 | 25s | Video has closed captioning.

As Washington Week celebrates its 50th anniversary, longtime viewers are telling us why they love the show. One thing we keep hearing: “It's very measured and objective in this day and age of the shouting and partisan bickering.” Gwen Ifill always said she wanted to offer viewers more light than heat. That remains our goal every week.

Aired: 02/15/17

Rating: NR

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10 big stories Washington Week covered

Celebrating 50 Years

10 big stories Washington Week covered

Washington Week came on the air February 23, 1967. In the 50 years that followed, we covered a lot of history-making events. Read up on 10 of the biggest stories Washington Week covered in its first 50 years.

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