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Predictions, Prophecies and the Perils of Prognostication

Gwen's Take

One of the things that I promise reporters who appear on “Washington Week” is that they will never have to make predictions. Even on the PBS NewsHour, where many of our guests actually make their livings by peering into crystal balls, we shy away from the practice.

On the Radar: June 23, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

PBS NewsHour: Reporters Explore Possible Causes for Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Oil Leak

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June 21, 2010

New reports suggest that BP cut corners on safety in the design of the blown-out oil well in the Gulf. Gwen Ifill talks to two reporters about what investigations are revealing about the oil giant's actions before the rig exploded and the oil leak began.

On the Radar: June 22, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 21, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 18, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

PBS NewsHour: Gulf States Face Long Road to Environmental, Economic Recovery

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June 15, 2010

As criticism of BP and the Obama administration's handling of the Gulf spill continues, Gwen Ifill talks to two local officials about the president's visit and what it will take for the region to bounce back from the environmental and economic devastation.

On the Radar: June 17, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 16, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

June 11, 2010

Weekly Show

The panel takes on the politics of the Gulf oil spill, Tuesday's election results and what they could mean for November. And are Democrats beginning to distance themselves from the President?

And the conversation continues online. This week, Gwen and the panel will discuss the the results of the primary elections across the country this past Tuesday, and the political ramifications to both the Obama administration and the President himself on the handling of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.