judy woodruff

  • Family members surround the casket after attending the funeral services for former first lady, Nancy Reagan, at her late husband's presidential library in Simi Valley, California March 11, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSAF5O
    March 11, 2016  

    Former first lady Nancy Reagan was laid to rest at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley Friday morning, in a carefully choreographed ceremony attended by friends, family and first ladies past and present. Judy Woodruff reports on the day’s somber events, and syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks offer their takes on Reagan’s legacy. Continue reading

  • foreign policy
    March 10, 2016  

    What is President Obama’s real foreign policy legacy? Through a series of interviews with the commander in chief, Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic set out to determine an answer — one divorced from the partisan rhetoric that tends to dominate such discussions. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff joins Goldberg to find out what he learned.
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  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (R) waves to the crowd as his rival Hillary Clinton gathers her papers at the conclusion of the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates' debate in Flint, Michigan, March 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young  - RTS9L21
    March 9, 2016  

    After a surprise win by Sen. Bernie Sanders in Michigan, and an equally surprising surge of support for Donald Trump in the GOP, Judy Woodruff sits down with Reid Wilson of Morning Consult and Susan Page of USA Today to discuss new twists in a topsy-turvy election cycle. Continue reading

  • U.S Vice President Joe Biden (L) stands next to former Israeli President Shimon Peres during their meeting at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen  - RTS9USR
    March 8, 2016  

    On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel to begin two days of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders currently mired in a deep and violent impasse. Biden also hopes to mend the relations between the Obama White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Judy Woodruff talks to Tom Friedman of the New York Times for his take on why the peace talks won’t work. Continue reading

  • atlantic
    March 8, 2016  

    It’s called flyover country — low-profile parts of the U.S. the news media often forgets. But to husband-and-wife journalists James and Deborah Fallows, these areas are home to ‘cities that work,’ thriving communities that buck this election’s narrative of national pessimism. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff joins the couple to learn more. Continue reading

  • Migrants who are waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian sit in their tent at a makeshift camp, near the village of Idomeni, Greece, March 4, 2016. REUTERS/Marko Djurica    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTS9C0Q
    March 4, 2016  

    New European border restrictions have left more than 10,000 migrants stranded at the border between Greece and Macedonia. Some experts have classified the situation as a “humanitarian catastrophe,” but eastern European states appear reluctant to take action. Judy Woodruff talks to David O’Sullivan, the European Union’s ambassador to the U.S., for more on the EU’s approach to the crisis. Continue reading

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    March 4, 2016  

    Judy Woodruff joins syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss the week in politics, including takeaways from Thursday’s contentious GOP debate, the mainstream Republican revolt against Donald Trump, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ chances to upset the Democratic race and the fallout from the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email server. Continue reading

  • A protestor holds up a "Dump Trump" sign in the middle of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign rally in Portland, Maine March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Joel Page - RTS96VO
    March 3, 2016  

    The increasingly pronounced fracturing of the Republican party was on full display Thursday, as mainstream leaders rallied against presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Judy Woodruff talks with former Republican Utah governor Michael Leavitt and Stephen Moore of the conservative political group Freedomworks to explore the growing rifts within the GOP. Continue reading

  • A passenger walks past a TV screen broadcasting a news report on North Korea's long range rocket launch at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea. Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters
    March 2, 2016  

    The UN has imposed broad sanctions against North Korea in response to its recent nuclear tests. Designed to limit nuclear capabilities, the sanctions would impact many sectors of the insular Asian state’s economy. Judy Woodruff is joined by Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, to discuss her efforts to pass the sanctions and what they mean going forward. Continue reading

  • Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning as the court takes up a major abortion case focusing on whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy, in Washington March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTS8YN2
    March 2, 2016  

    The Supreme Court is hearing its first abortion case in nearly a decade, as pro-choice advocates challenge a Texas law they say limits abortion services. Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for a look inside the high court, and Gwen Ifill gets contrasting views on the case from Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood and Clarke Forsythe of Americans United for Life. Continue reading