Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports

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PBS Newshour: Supreme Court considers cases on 'Raging Bull' authorship, labor union limits

Wed, 01/22/2014

Gwen Ifill talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about two cases heard at the Supreme Court. In one, non-unionized health care workers argue they shouldn't have to pay for contract negotiations. Then, can an author's heir claim copyright infringement against the 1980 movie "Raging Bull" decades later?

PBS Newshour: Documents reveal Chicago archdiocese protected priests accused of sex abuse

Wed, 01/22/2014

The revelation that the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago hid decades of child sex abuse was revealed through documents as part of a settlement with victims. The papers describe how church leadership reassigned priests accused of abuse to different parishes. Gwen Ifill talks to Jeff Anderson, attorney for the plaintiffs.

PBS Newshour: World powers dispute whether Iran should attend Syrian peace talks

Tue, 01/21/2014

Ahead of a gathering of world powers in Geneva to negotiate an end to Syria's civil war, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon extended an offer for Iran to attend the talks. But when that country rejected a condition of attendance, the invitation was rescinded. Gwen Ifill reports on the diplomatic disarray that ensued.

PBS Newshour: How does political uncertainty affect Afghanistan's security?

Tue, 01/21/2014

An American soldier died in a Taliban attack at a military base, which came on the heels of a suicide bombing at a Kabul restaurant that killed 21 civilians. Gwen Ifill talks to Pamela Constable of The Washington Post and Omar Samad, a former Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman, about instability in Afghanistan.

PBS Newshour: Can the tech industry help strike the balance between privacy, safety?

Tue, 01/21/2014

Even before President Obama outlined his proposed changes in how the NSA should collect data for surveillance, many tech giants were vocal in their criticism. Gwen Ifill discusses what's at stake with Christian Dawson of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition and Nuala O'Connor of the Center for Democracy and Technology.