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May 30 2014
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Webcast Extra: The Impact of Press Secretary Jay Carney's Departure

May 30, 2014
Jay Carney's sudden departure and what is means for the Obama Administration
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Kerry defends Obama foreign policy, vows not to give up on Middle East peace

May 30, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry weighs in on the U.S. response to the crisis in Ukraine, a terror resurgence in North Africa, the long, bloody war in Syria and a Mideast peace process that ground to a halt just a few weeks ago. He joins Gwen Ifill for an extended interview on current foreign policy challenges and why he thinks President Obama doesn’t get sufficient credit for successes.
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Webcast Extra: The Impact of Press Secretary Jay Carney’s Departure

May 30, 2014
The impact of Jay Carney’s resignation as press secretary from the reporters who cover him

Obama at a Crossroads

May 30, 2014
We look at the price of the presidency for Obama
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Google’s diversity record shows women and minorities left behind

May 29, 2014
In a new internal report released exclusively to the NewsHour, Google reveals that women and minorities have been largely left behind in their tech workforce. The disclosure comes amid increasing pressure for Silicon Valley companies to disclose their records on diversity. Gwen Ifill talks to Google’s Laszlo Bock, Vivek Wadhwa of Stanford University and Telle Whitney of the Anita Borg Institute.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

How realistic is Obama’s new Afghanistan timeline?

May 28, 2014
President Obama declared 2014 a pivotal year in pulling nearly all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2016. To examine the timetable laid out by the president, Gwen Ifill gets views from former Defense Department official Michèle Flournoy and retired Army Gen. Jack Keane.
May 23 2014
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Webcast Extra: NSA Practices and Same-Sex Marriage

May 23, 2014
Same-sex marriage bans overturned; changes on how the NSA collects phone records; and Julian Castro was announced as the new HUD Secretary.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Former treasury secretary reflects on ‘deeply unfair’ nature of financial crisis recovery

May 23, 2014
Timothy Geithner, key architect of the government’s response the financial crisis, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss his new book, "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises." As the former treasury secretary, Geithner offers perspective on the government’s response to the crisis, what response Americans deserved and how close the country came to another Great Depression.

Pressure on Shinseki, Cyber Spying Tensions, Primary Review

May 23, 2014
Pressure on Shinseki, China cyberspying, Primary review and The Great Society at 50