Washington Week

Presidential Politics: Past as Prologue

Clip: Season 2016 | 3m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

After a long and bruising campaign where middle America was concerned that the country was in "deep trouble," voters elected a new president. It was a change election that saw the governing party swept from power. It was November 1992.

Aired: 11/10/16

Rating: NR

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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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