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Washington Week

Episode #4215

Moderator: Gwen Ifill President George W. Bush is on the verge of getting the authority he seeks to attack Iraq and the administration stresses the links between Al Qaeda and Iraq. Tom Friedman of The New York Times reports. The president invokes the rarely-used Taft-Hartley Act to reopen West Coast docks. Jeanne Cummings of The Wall Street Journal reports on what that means to the conflict and in the political arena. The Senate races and the balance of power. Karen Tumulty of Time magazine takes a look at the key races that will determine who holds the majority in the Senate. The Supreme Court is back.....issues range from affirmative action to civil liberties to copy right. Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times has that story. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Gwen Ifill hosts.

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