Washington Week

Investigation highlights impact of family separation policy

Clip: 08/12/2022 | 10m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

We're taking a deeper look at The Atlantic's investigation into the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their families. Reporter Caitlin Dickerson spent 18 months reporting on the issue and found that separating children was not just a side effect of the policy, but the intent. She joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.

Aired: 08/12/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major funding for “Washington Week” is provided by Consumer Cellular, Otsuka, Kaiser Permanente, the Yuen Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

10 big stories Washington Week covered

Celebrating 50 Years

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.

Learn More