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Obama as a role model for black children

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Stories about President Obama's personal legacy including the details of an iconic photograph of a young black boy touching the hair of the first black president in the Oval Office. Plus, over eight years Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have a formed a deep friendship that is unusual for many presidents and VPs. Plus, the legacy of Michelle Obama.

Aired: 12/22/16

Rating: NR

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10 big stories Washington Week covered

Washington Week came on the air February 23, 1967. In the 50 years that followed, we covered a lot of history-making events. Read up on 10 of the biggest stories Washington Week covered in its first 50 years.

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