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C-SPAN's The Weekly, go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle

C-SPAN's The Weekly, go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle
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C-SPAN's The Weekly, go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle

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@cspanradio

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Episodes

What's up with China? With Ryan Hass Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution

9/20/2019
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This week our guest is Ryan Hass, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He joins us to talk about China, the issues with protestors in Hong Kong, and what the United States should watch for moving forward if they hope to come out on top.

Duration:00:28:31

The Heritage Foundation's Amy Swearer on the 2nd Amendment

9/13/2019
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With Congress back in town all sides are stepping up to further the discussion on the gun debate. In August, 53 people died in mass shootings across the United States. Now the debate over the 2nd Amendment extends to background checks, red flag laws, and the sale of certain types of weapons. This week we talk to Amy Swearer, she serves as the Senior Legal Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation. She joins us to discuss the fine line between tackling gun violence while also not trampling...

Duration:00:33:38

Susan Glasser of The New Yorker answers "Who is Mike Pompeo?"

9/6/2019
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During the 2016 Republican Presidential Primaries then Congressman Mike Pompeo described Donald Trump as a 'con artist.' Today he is one of President Trump's closest advisors, serving as Secretary of State. But how did he get there? And who is he? Susan Glasser of The New Yorker describes the relationship between the two men.

Duration:00:38:11

Hollywood and D.C. with Ted Johnson

8/30/2019
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Americans love their movies and Hollywood loves movies about Washington. Our guest this week is Ted Johnson, his website DCHollywood.com, follows the intersection between the two power centers. He joins C-SPAN's The Weekly to talk about some of the most iconic moments in film that portray presidents, Congresses, and politics.

Duration:00:39:33

Opioid Epidemic with Washington Post's Steven Rich

8/23/2019
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The Washington Post's Steven Rich sits down with C-SPAN's The Weekly to talk about the opioid epidemic and its impact on America. The Post wrote a series of articles on the drug abuse problem in the United States and Steven Rich breaks down the data behind the drug's destruction.

Duration:00:22:38

Future of Afghanistan with Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution

8/16/2019
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The war in Afghanistan is America's longest. Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution talks about how we got here and what could happen in the future under President Trump's leadership.

Duration:00:28:42

Primary Politics with Elaine Kamarck of the Brookings Institution

8/9/2019
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We sit down with Elaine Kamarck, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution on primary politics. She talks with C-SPAN about how the primary process continues to evolve with american politics.

Duration:00:35:16

President Donald Trump on his presidency and time in office

8/2/2019
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President Trump talked to C-SPAN about his presidency and agenda. Topics included his toughest day in office so far, political divisions in the country, racism, getting advice from former presidents, his use of Twitter to reach the public, and the 2020 presidential race.

Duration:00:26:57

Concord Coaltion executive director Robert Bixby on the national debt and how the nation can begin to its fiscal house in order.

7/26/2019
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Robert Bixby, Concord Coalition executive director, talks about the national debt, which is now approaching $23 trillion. He talks about what got us here and how the nation can begin to put its fiscal house in order.

Duration:00:33:56

Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib on the Democrats and the Road to the White House

7/19/2019
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The Wall Street Journal's Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib talks about the state of the Democratic Party. He's been covering presidential elections since 1980 and shares his insights and observations about today's state of politics moving into the 2020 presidential election season.

Duration:00:32:12

The Mueller Report: What to know before next week's hearings with Harvard Professor Thomas Patterson

7/12/2019
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This epsiode of C-SPAN's The Weekly features Harvard's Kennedy School Professor Thomas Patterson. He talks about the Mueller Report, how the media covers those involved, and what could happen next week.

Duration:00:30:21

Comedy and the First Amendment with The Newseum's Patty Rhule

7/3/2019
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This week, a conversation on Jon Stewart, his humor, and the way comedy educates. Our guest is Patty Rhule, Vice President of Content and Exhibit development at The Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:22:58

What's happening with Iran? The New York Times Reporter David Sanger Explains

6/28/2019
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This week, a conversation with David Sanger of The New York Times. His thoughts on what's next with Iran, cyberwarfare, Russia, and more on his latest book The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age.

Duration:00:42:03

The 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

6/21/2019
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This week, a conversation with Brock Thompson, Washington Blade columnist. He talks about the Stonewall riots, the history of the LGBTQ movement, equality, and his own personal journey.

Duration:00:24:39

Are Democracies becoming more polarized, intolerant and dysfunctional?

6/14/2019
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This week a conversation with Larry Diamond, Stanford University professor and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, out with a new book, "Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition and American Complacency".

Duration:00:39:47

The U.S. and the U.K.: How will the next British Prime Minister govern? Will Brexit ever happen? What does it mean for the partnetship between Washington and London?

6/7/2019
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This week we take a look at what's next in the relationship between the U.S. and U.K. We talk to Heather Conley, Sr. Vice President and Director of the Europe program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Duration:00:33:58

25th Anniversary of the 1994 Crime Bill w/ Ed Chung from the Center for American Progress

5/31/2019
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This week we take an in-depth look at the 1994 Crime Bill, how it came about and what, if any changes may come. Our guest is Ed Chung, Vice President of Criminal Justice Reform for the Center for American Progress.

Duration:00:31:56

Memorial Day 2019: Remembering the Battle of the Bulge with Harry Miller.

5/24/2019
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This week we talk to World War II veteran Harry Miller about his experience in the Battle of the Bulge.

Duration:00:32:02

The U.S., China, and trade with The Washington Post's David Lynch.

5/17/2019
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This week we talk to The Washington Post's David Lynch on U.S.-China trade, tariffs, and what it will take to resolve the differences between the world's two largest economies.

Duration:00:37:29

What's happening in the Arctic with Blake Hounshell of Politico

5/10/2019
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This week we sit down with Politico's Blake Hounshell on what's happening in the Arctic Circle and why you should care.

Duration:00:33:31