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Washington Week

Episode #4249

Moderator: Gwen Ifill The President returned this week from an ambitious tour through Europe and the Middle East. While he mended fences with traditional European allies, he also worked to bridge the differences between Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. The Wall Street Journal's Jeanne Cummings and CNBC's Alan Murray are both back in the U.S. after traveling with the President and will join us for a Washington Week debriefing on all the latest developments. A deeply divided Federal Communications Commission voted Monday to loosen regulations on media ownership. Some in the industry cheered but independent-media activists erupted in protest. Pete Williams of NBC News describes the decision. [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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