ON THE NEWSHOUR

  • July 6, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: TIMOTHY GEITHNER | Concerns about the economic recovery linger on Wall Street as the service industry grew at a slower rate than expected last month. Jim Lehrer talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the state of the … Continue reading

  • July 5, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    WEATHER HINDERS GULF CLEANUP | Rough conditions caused by weather prevented many skimmer boats from assisting with oil cleanup in the Gulf, including the testing of a new “super skimmer” vessel. Ray Suarez talks to Greg McCormack, director of the … Continue reading

  • July 2, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    JOBS AND JOBLESS BENEFITS | May’s jobs report showed a mixed picture of the economic recovery with unemployment falling to its lowest level in nearly a year, but with weak hiring in the private sector. Jeffrey Brown talks with economics … Continue reading

  • July 1, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    GULF OIL SPILL UPDATE | After-effects from Hurricane Alex again kept oil cleanup crews in port, as one estimate indicated the gusher is now the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Brown has an update on the cleanup. … Continue reading

  • June 30, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    HURRICANE SEASON AND OIL SPILL RESPONSE | High waves and gusting winds from Hurricane Alex hampered cleanup efforts in the Gulf, forcing oil-skimming ships back to shore. Jeffrey Brown talks with James Franklin, chief hurricane forecaster at the National Hurricane … Continue reading

  • June 29, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    ELENA KAGAN CONFIRMATION HEARINGS | Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan faced a grilling from some Senate Judiciary Committee members on her role in barring military recruiters at Harvard. Kwame Holman reports on the second day of confirmation hearings. Then, Judy … Continue reading

  • June 28, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    SUPREME COURT: CHICAGO HANDGUN BAN | The Supreme Court struck down a Chicago handgun law, ruling that Americans have the right to keep and bear arms regardless of where they live. Jeffrey Brown talks with Marcia Coyle of the National … Continue reading

  • June 25, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    FINANCIAL REFORM BILL | The House and Senate reached an agreement on a set of Wall Street reforms aimed at preventing another financial meltdown. Jeffrey Brown sits down with guests to break down the provisions of this bill and its … Continue reading

  • June 24, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    GEN. PETRAEUS TO COMMAND FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN | Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. mission and strategy in Afghanistan will not change, following the ouster of Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Judy Woodruff talks with Col. Peter Mansoor of Ohio State … Continue reading

  • June 23, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    AFGHAN STRATEGY AFTER MCCHRYSTAL | The U.S. mission in Afghanistan will be in new hands, following the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal over disparaging remarks about the Obama administration. Gwen Ifill talks with Jessica Matthews, of the Carnegie Endowment for … Continue reading