Washington Week

The Backstory: The Voice of Washington Week

Clip: Season 2013 | 5m 41s

On February 23, 1967, WETA launched a new public affairs roundtable program called Washington Week in Review. 46-years later, Washington Week continues as a venerable staple of PBS programming every Friday night. The one constant: announcer Paul Anthony, who has been with the program since the very beginning. He shares his reflections on the early days and evolution of Washington Week.

Aired: 02/25/13

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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