Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
May 2, 2011
A day after the dramatic announcement that U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden, the world's most-wanted terrorist, David Chalian, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff assess how the news could impact President Obama's political standing.
The team agrees that while it is unclear how this will affect the 2012 race, the moment stands to unite even President Obama's political opponents in praising his administration's successful pursuit of the man who was the driving force behind al-Qaida.PBS NewsHour: LaHood: 2 Controllers Fired, but All Must Take 'Personal Responsibility'
April 20, 2011
Federal officials moved to dispel new air-travel safety concerns after a military plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama breached the safety zone of another plane landing ahead of it. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the latest in a series of incidents involving air-traffic controllers.
April 4, 2011
In a YouTube video posted Monday, President Obama announced his candidacy for the 2012 election and filed official paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Gwen Ifill discusses the announcement with political editor David Chalian.
March 29, 2011
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving a huge class-action gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer. Gwen Ifill discusses the stakes of the case with The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle.
PBS NewsHour: Denis McDonough: 'We're Not Talking About An Exit Strategy' in Libya
March 23, 2011
Gwen Ifill gets an update from Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough on the coalition's air campaign in Libya, ground fighting between Moammar Gadhafi's troops and opposition forces, and the administration's talks with allies.