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Washington Week with The Atlantic

Washington Week with The Atlantic is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events and can be found at 8pm ET on most local PBS stations.

Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/19/24

26m 46s

Speaker Mike Johnson is learning that friends can appear in unlikely places, including the Democratic caucus. Plus, Israel and Iran bring more uncertainty to the Middle East. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Eugene Daniels of Politico, Seung Min Kim of the Associated Press, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal and Graeme Wood of The Atlantic to discuss this and more.

Episodes

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/19/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/19/24

    S2024 E16 - 26m 46s

    Speaker Mike Johnson is learning that friends can appear in unlikely places, including the Democratic caucus. Plus, Israel and Iran bring more uncertainty to the Middle East. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Eugene Daniels of Politico, Seung Min Kim of the Associated Press, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal and Graeme Wood of The Atlantic to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/12/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/12/24

    S2024 E15 - 26m 45s

    As states restrict reproductive rights, Republicans scramble to insulate themselves from a potential political backlash. Plus, Speaker Mike Johnson makes a pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago to shore up support from Trump. Join guest moderator Franklin Foer, Lisa Desjardins of PBS NewsHour, Susan Glasser of The New Yorker, Ryan Lizza of Politico and Domenico Montanaro of NPR to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/5/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 4/5/24

    S2024 E14 - 26m 46s

    Biden signaled a major policy shift towards Israel by warning that future military aid will come with conditions. Even Trump leveled his own criticism of Netanyahu’s handling of the war. Join Franklin Foer, Leigh Ann Caldwell of Washington Post Live, Francesca Chambers of USA Today, Nancy Yousef of Wall Street Journal and Peter Baker of the New York Times to discuss the potential policy shift.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/29/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/29/24

    S2024 E13 - 26m 46s

    With six months to go before early voting starts in some states and under a month before the scheduled start of the first criminal trial of an ex-president in American history, Biden and Trump are closely matched in the polls. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Adam Harris and Mark Leibovich of The Atlantic, Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN and Jeff Mason of Reuters to discuss the state of the campaign.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/22/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/22/24

    S2024 E12 - 26m 46s

    As President Biden and other Democrats grow more critical of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Republicans are eager to turn support for Israel into a presidential campaign wedge issue. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Anne Applebaum of The Atlantic, Franklin Foer of The Atlantic, Jonathan Karl of ABC News and Nikole Killion of CBS News to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/15/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/15/24

    S2024 E11 - 26m 45s

    Senate Majority Leader Schumer and Speaker Johnson’s changing positions on hot button wars abroad are causing rifts within their parties, as President Biden fights to salvage his foreign policy agenda. Join moderator Laura Barrón-López, Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The New York Times, Scott MacFarlane of CBS News, Todd Zillich of NPR’s 1A and Jim Sciutto of CNN to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/8/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 3/8/24

    S2024 E10 - 24m 10s

    Between Super Tuesday and President Biden’s State of the Union address, the 2024 election continues to come into sharper focus. With a Biden vs. Trump matchup all but set, it’s going to be one of the strangest, and longest, general elections in history. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Eugene Daniels of Politico, Asma Khalid of NPR and Carlos Lozada of The New York Times to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/23/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/23/24

    S2024 E8 - 24m 10s

    It’s been two years since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. For a while, it seemed as if Ukraine had the upper hand in its war to remain free, Russia is again on the attack. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Anne Applebaum of The Atlantic, David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Lara Seligman of Politico for a discussion about the state of the war.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/16/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/16/24

    S2024 E7 - 26m 46s

    The death of outspoken Putin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrives at a pivotal moment for world security and the war in Ukraine. Plus, Trump is dealt back-to-back legal blows. Join moderator Frank Foer, Laura Barrón-López of PBS NewsHour, Carl Hulse of The New York Times, Perry Stein of The Washington Post, and Nancy Youssef of The Wall Street Journal to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/9/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/9/24

    S2024 E6 - 26m 46s

    Donald Trump cements his status as the leader of the Republican Party after his Senate allies tank the bipartisan border deal and a Justice Department report raises questions about Biden’s memory and age. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, James Bennet of The Economist, John Dickerson of CBS News, Josh Gerstein of Politico and Amna Nawaz of PBS NewsHour to discuss this and more.

  • Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/2/24: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week with The Atlantic full episode, 2/2/24

    S2024 E5 - 26m 45s

    The U.S. is in the midst of a multipronged attack against Iranian-sponsored militias. The Middle East was already boiling, and President Biden seems loath to escalate, but he also felt he had no choice. Join moderator Jeffrey Goldberg, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Susan Glasser of The New Yorker, Lara Seligman of Politico and Nancy Youssef of The Wall Street Journal to discuss this and more.

Extras + Features

  • Attacks in Israel and Iran bring more uncertainty to Mideast: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Attacks in Israel and Iran bring more uncertainty to Mideast

    S2024 E16 - 4m 31s

    Israel and Iran are trading threats and attacks, bringing more uncertainty to the Middle East. The panel explores how President Biden and other world leaders may be influencing Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to show restraint.

  • Will Democrats rescue Johnson to protect aid for Ukraine?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Will Democrats rescue Johnson to protect aid for Ukraine?

    S2024 E16 - 17m 34s

    It seems that Mike Johnson, the unlikeliest speaker in recent memory, might not be falling off the tightrope quite yet. The far-right of his party has, predictably, turned on him, but Donald Trump hasn’t and neither have the Democrats. Johnson found his voice on Ukraine, and instead of subverting his speakership, the Democrats seem to be riding to his rescue.

  • Democrats seize opportunity to make gains in Arizona: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Democrats seize opportunity to make gains in Arizona

    S2024 E15 - 15m 57s

    Following Alabama’s ruling on IVF and Florida’s restriction of abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor of reviving a Civil War-era law that prohibits nearly all abortions. Republicans are running to distance themselves from the surprise decision, while Democrats seized the opportunity to make gains in the battleground state.

  • Israel draws Biden’s frustration for the situation in Gaza: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israel draws Biden’s frustration for the situation in Gaza

    S2024 E14 - 12m 11s

    It’s been six months since Hamas militants invaded Israel, and President Biden has been the country’s staunchest ally on the global stage. But this week, his public support for Israel’s campaign against Hamas is wavering, and his frustration boiled over in a tense call with Netanyahu. The panel discusses this potential turning point for the U.S.-Israel alliance.

  • Israel’s war in Gaza becomes a major U.S. election issue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israel’s war in Gaza becomes a major U.S. election issue

    S2024 E14 - 11m 2s

    Israel’s handling of the war in Gaza has become a major U.S. election issue. Both President Biden and former President Trump have expressed concern with the humanitarian situation and Israel’s international standing after an airstrike killed seven aid workers. The panel discusses the current state of the 2024 presidential election.

  • The powerful role money plays in politics: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The powerful role money plays in politics

    S2024 E13 - 16m 24s

    At a Radio City Music Hall event that featured former Presidents Clinton and Obama, President Biden raised $25 million for his campaign. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is selling “God Bless the USA Bibles” for $60 a pop, part of an effort to fund his cash-strapped campaign and pay his legal bills, which are becoming biblical in scale.

  • The demise of the centrists in Washington: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The demise of the centrists in Washington

    S2024 E13 - 6m 15s

    The passing of former Sen. Joe Lieberman highlights an era that is long gone in politics. The panel discusses what Jeffrey Goldberg has called the "demise of the centrists."

  • Will Speaker Johnson survive the threat to oust him?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Will Speaker Johnson survive the threat to oust him?

    S2024 E12 - 11m 53s

    House Speaker Mike Johnson is facing the first direct threat to his speakership. GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene filed a motion to vacate against him for working with Democrats to fund the government. The panel discusses whether Johnson can survive or if he will need a deal with Democrats to help him keep the job.

  • Why Democrats are starting to publicly criticize Netanyahu: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why Democrats are starting to publicly criticize Netanyahu

    S2024 E12 - 12m 12s

    U.S. support for Israel and its controversial prime minister has long been a source of domestic political tension, but never like this past month. Sen. Chuck Schumer, the most senior Jewish official on Capitol Hill. broke with Netanyahu publicly and bitterly last week. Now, House Speaker Mike Johnson is weighing the idea of inviting Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress.

  • Trump suffers legal setbacks as general election kicks off: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trump suffers legal setbacks as general election kicks off

    S2024 E11 - 9m 26s

    With the clock ticking down to the November election, former President Donald Trump is facing four criminal trials. This week, more than one judge turned down his attempts to dismiss his cases outright. But a number of delays in these trials is also playing to Trump’s favor.

  • Schumer slams Netanyahu while Johnson pushes for Ukraine aid: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Schumer slams Netanyahu while Johnson pushes for Ukraine aid

    S2024 E11 - 14m 13s

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a stinging rebuke of Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu this week. Meanwhile, House Speaker Mike Johnson insists he’s looking for a way to pass aid to Ukraine, even if it risks angering far-right members. The panel discusses these notable moves that could have far-reaching implications for U.S. allies and America’s standing.

Schedule

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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 20

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Sunday
    Apr 21

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Sunday
    Apr 21

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Sunday
    Apr 21

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Monday
    Apr 22

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Monday
    Apr 22

    30 Minutes

    Eugene Daniels, POLITICO; Seung Min Kim, The Associated Press; Vivian Salama, The Wall Street Journal; Graeme Wood, The Atlantic.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Friday
    Apr 26

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Friday
    Apr 26

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.
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    Washington Week with The Atlantic

    Saturday
    Apr 27

    30 Minutes

    A panel of journalists provides reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the United States capital.

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