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Washington Week

Episode #4246

Moderator: Gwen Ifill. Another attack on civilians -- this time in Saudi Arabia -- reminds Americans that the war on terror is not over. Martha Raddatz of ABC News analyzes the impact on U.S. -Saudi relations. After months of negotiations, the Senate completes work this week on atax-cut plan. We take a look at the politics and the policies behind the bill with Janet Hook of the Los Angeles Times. Democratic presidential contenders -- Massachusetts Senator John Kerryand former Vermont Governor Howard Dean -- have spent the week promoting their plans to improve health care. Dan Balz of the Washington Post tell us about it live from the heartland, Des Moines, Iowa. President Bush and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun met this week to discuss the security of the Korean peninsula. The New York Times' David Sanger has the 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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