Washington Week

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Episodes and Videos


President Biden’s Challenges

January 21, 2022
On the anniversary of taking office, President Biden faces challenges on all fronts.

Inflation Nation

January 14, 2022
Inflation is at a 40-year high and the Biden administration is under pressure to take action.

The Jan. 6 Investigation and What Comes Next for Congress

January 7, 2022
The conversation about the Jan. 6 attack continues on the Washington Week Extra.

President Biden as the Consoler in Chief

December 17, 2021
President Biden visited communities devastated by the tornadoes in Kentucky.

The Washington Week Bookshelf: “The 1619 Project”

December 10, 2021
The 1619 Project's Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses new book and the impact of race in America.

Turnover in VP Harris's Office and Fmr. Pres. Trump's COVID Test

December 3, 2021
The panel discussed the departure of two of Vice President Kamala Harris’ senior aides.

Inside the Exoneration of 2 Men Convicted of Killing Malcolm X

November 19, 2021
The panel explored a major update in the 1965 assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X

Kyle Rittenhouse Case & the Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

November 12, 2021
The panel goes in-depth into the dramatic developments of the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial.

The Nation's Divide over Critical Race Theory

November 5, 2021
The panel discussed the debate over critical race theory, how students are being taught in Virginia schools, and how the issue connects to history.