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Will EU proposal relieve pressure on those bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis?

September 9, 2015
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced new plans to require member states to absorb a share of 160,000 asylum seekers flocking to Italy, Greece and Hungary. European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the announced proposal.
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What Andrew Jackson has in common with Donald Trump

September 8, 2015
Of the nearly two dozen major candidates running for president, the ones getting the most attention are the political outsiders. Is this a rare situation, or have American voters seen this before? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith and Lara Brown of George Washington University.
From the Vault

The Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts

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September 16, 2005
Following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist ten years ago, President George W. Bush nominated D.C. Circuit judge John Roberts to become the 17th chief justice of the United States. In his 10 years as chief, Roberts has overseen a Supreme Court that has expanded the role of money in politics, twice upheld President Obama's signature Affordable Care Act and expanded marriage access to same-sex couples
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Tom Brady’s court win takes the air out of the NFL’s punishment

September 3, 2015
A federal judge overturned the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s over what’s become known as “Deflategate.” What does the ruling mean for the league and commissioner Roger Goodell? Gwen Ifill speaks to Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe and Kevin Blackistone of ESPN.
Webcast Extra

Obama Highlights Climate Change in Alaska and Joe Biden's 2016 Path to Victory

September 4, 2015
Obama's trip to Alaska, Gov. John Kasich 2016 strategy, and what will it take for Joe Biden to win if he decides to run?

Clinton's Email Probe Continues, Trump Pledges Republican Loyalty, and Obama Secures Votes for Iran Deal

September 4, 2015
Trump takes Republican pledge, Obama secures congressional votes for Iran deal, and no decision from Biden on 2016 run
From the Vault

Hillary Clinton Declares "Women's Rights are Human Rights"

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September 8, 1995
As Hillary Clinton continues her campaign to be the first female president of the United States, we look back at her speech as First Lady to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing 20 years ago. "If there is one message that echoes forth from this conference, let it be that human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights, once and for all," Clinton declared in September 1995.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Europe grapples with how to help refugees fleeing conflict

September 2, 2015
The steady flow of desperate migrants and asylum seekers has sparked humanitarian and economic tensions in Europe. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Lindborg of the United States Institute of Peace and Astrid Ziebarth of the German Marshall Fund for a closer look at the crisis, including how different European governments are responding and whether the U.S. could take more refugees.
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Does allowing Arctic offshore drilling undermine Obama’s climate efforts?

September 1, 2015
While President Obama calls more attention to climate change in Alaska, he is also receiving criticism that his policies are at odds with this message. Gwen Ifill discusses the president’s visit and American energy policy with Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club.