Just a day after the grand jury announced not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, the city of Ferguson remains tense. Gwen Ifill speaks with Christina Swarns, Litigation Director for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Susan McGraw of St. Louis University, on the grand jury’s role in the legal system and what’s next for the city of Ferguson. Continue reading
Throughout the 2014 campaign season, PBS NewsHour has been reporting on some of the most exciting races directly from the field. With a week left until Election Day, revisit some of our favorite segments alongside the producers and reporters who made them happen and experts who will tell us more about what’s at stake in these contests. Continue reading
When PBS first decided to come to Missouri to dig a bit beneath the surface, I have to admit I was a bit skeptical. Would anyone still be talking about Ferguson a month later? What I discovered at the town hall meeting that we taped at the University of Missouri at St. Louis — just a few miles away from Ferguson — is that we are still talking. Continue reading
On Friday, from 8-9 p.m. EDT, PBS will air a discussion, called “America After Ferguson”, about the impact of the shooting on the local community in Missouri and beyond. Continue reading
PBS President Paula Kerger nominated Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch NewsHour’s co-anchors accept. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill will host a live chat beginning at 12 p.m. EDT today. As the managing editor of both PBS NewsHour and Washington Week, Gwen has a keen eye on the inner workings of policy and politics in the nation’s capital. She’s happy to answer your questions on all things midterms, 2016 and … you name it.
While promoting her new book, “Hard Choices,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she’s been enjoying traveling around the country. “It’s a great way to become immersed again in what’s going on in my own country, because for four years I didn’t travel around my own country,” she told Gwen Ifill on Tuesday. “I was in 112 other countries.” Continue reading
It takes a special kind of person to run for president. For Hillary Clinton, someone who would want to do it twice might just be “a little bit crazy.” Continue reading