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Washington Week

Episode #4232

Secretary of State Colin Powell addressed the U.N. Security Council this week to lay out the U.S. position on a war with Iraq. Martha Raddatz of ABC News was there and has that story. What next on Iraq? Powell has spoken; who has he convinced? Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times takes a look. Tragedy strikes the crew of the space shuttle Columbia. What happened, what is the future of the space program and what does that final frontier mean to Americans? Michael Duffy of Time Magazine investigates. And finally, the budget ... it is not likely to pass as presented but what does the president's budget proposal tell us about the priorities of this president? Jeff Birnbaum of Fortune Magazine reports. Moderator: Gwen Ifill. [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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