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U.S. Begins Airstrikes in Iraq, Kerry Visits Afghanistan and

August 8, 2014
U.S. Begins Airstrikes in Iraq, Kerry Visits Afghanistan and Americans Are Fed Up
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President Nixon's Resignation

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August 9, 1974
The fallout from Watergate, Nixon's attempt to defund Washington Week, and his eventual resignation.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Turning a narrative of struggle into success story in Africa

August 6, 2014
President Obama announced billions of dollars in new public and private investment in Africa’s rapidly growing markets -- on everything from construction to banking to clean energy infrastructure -- at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. Gwen Ifill talks to Chris Fomunyoh of the National Democratic Institute and Torek Farhadi International Trade Centre about the growing partnership.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Keeping safe in Ebola territory

August 5, 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed at least 887 people, and sickened more than 1,600. Gwen Ifill talks to Jeffrey Stern, reporting from Guinea for Vanity Fair, about the conditions in the village where the outbreak originated, how the international community has come together to fight the illness and how he is protecting himself during his reporting.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Holder: DOJ needs Congress’ support to reduce immigration backlog

August 1, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss the House vote to allow the speaker to sue President Obama, the backlog of immigration cases and the political fight over border crisis, death penalty reforms, voting rights and more in an exclusive interview.

Congress: Action & Inaction; Israel-Gaza, Ukraine And U.S. Diplomacy

August 1, 2014
Congress tries to make moves; Israel-Gaza, Ukraine and U.S. Diplomacy
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Webcast Extra: Obama On the Line Obama On the Line

August 1, 2014
Obama's Press Conference: The Perils of the Presidency
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

How will new NCAA head injury guidelines affect college athletes?

July 30, 2014
The National Collegiate Athletic Association agreed to settle a number of cases brought in a class-action head injury lawsuit. The proposed settlement, which must still be approved by a federal judge, would create a $70 million fund for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former athletes. Gwen Ifill talks to Rachel Axon of USA TODAY Sports about some lingering questions about the deal.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

What’s making Mideast violence seem intractable

July 29, 2014
Why is it proving so difficult to halt the current conflict between Hamas and Israel? Gwen Ifill gets debate from Robert Satloff of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and foreign policy analyst and writer Mark Perry on the sticking points standing in the way of peace and what each side has to lose — or gain.