Washington Week

Finding love at Washington Week

Clip: Season 2017 | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

As Washington Week marks its 50th anniversary, two of the program’s original employees are nearing their own golden anniversary. Paul Anthony, Washington Week’s announcer for the past 50 years, met his wife Joanne, a one-time Washington Week production assistant and WETA-TV accountant, on his first day on the job. “It was love at first sight,” Paul says.

Aired: 02/14/17

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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