April 2010

PBS NewsHour: Could Financial Reform Make Bailouts, 'Too Big to Fail' Less Likely?

April 26, 2010

Financial reform legislation ran into a roadblock in the Senate Monday afternoon as Republicans blocked the start of debate on a plan backed by many Democrats. Gwen Ifill gets four points of view on the overhaul's road ahead in Congress and whether the effort could halt future global banking crises and bailouts.

PBS NewsHour: Gwen Interviews Dr. Dorothy Height (2003)

 July 17, 2003

Gwen Ifill talks with Dorothy Height, a legend of the civil rights movement and former head of the National Council of Negro Women, about her memoir, Open Wide the Freedom Gates.




PBS NewsHour: Civil Rights Luminary Dorothy Height Dies at 98

April 20, 2010

Gwen Ifill remembers civil rights activist Dr. Dorothy Height, who was a leader in both the African-American and women's rights movements. She died Tuesday at age 98.

PBS NewsHour: Tampa Faces Troubled Economic Recovery

April 12, 2010

As part of the Spotlight City series in Tampa on how the economic crisis has affected attitudes toward government, Gwen Ifill talks to four Floridians about the unstable housing market, high unemployment rates, the soaring cost of living and the lack of access to education.

PBS NewsHour: Deadly Clashes Erupt in Kyrgyzstan, Site of Key U.S. Base

April 7, 2010

Police opened fire on large groups of political protesters in Kyrgyzstan, which houses a key American air base that supports troops in Afghanistan. Gwen Ifill reports on the political unrest.

PBS NewsHour: Hope Dims for Missing West Virginia Miners After Large Blast

April 6, 2010

The search for four missing miners was halted because of dangerous conditions underground Tuesday, following a massive explosion that claimed 25 lives in West Virginia. Gwen Ifill reports on the rescue effort in the deadliest U.S. mining disaster in 26 years.

PBS NewsHour: Taliban Claim Responsibility in Deadly Attack

April 5, 2010

The Taliban claimed credit for an attack on the U.S. consulate in Pakistan that killed at least four Pakistanis following a suicide bombing that left dozens dead at a nearby rally. Gwen Ifill reports.