Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports

Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.

PBS NewsHour: Free Gaza Calls for 'Open, Independent' Investigation Into Deadly Flotilla Raid

Mon, 05/31/2010

May 31, 2010

The United Nations Security Council convened for an emergency session, following the Israeli raid on a flotilla attempting to break its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Adam Shapiro, a board member of the Free Gaza movement who helped organize the trip.

PBS NewsHour: Israeli Ambassador: Soldiers Had 'No Choice But to Defend Themselves'

Mon, 05/31/2010

May 31, 2010

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a planned trip to the White House as Israel faced international condemnation in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid. Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, for Israel's perspective on the deadly incident at sea.

PBS NewsHour: Spending Spree Marks Republican California Governor's Primary

Fri, 05/28/2010

May 28, 2010

Tensions mount in California's multi-million dollar Republican primary race for California governor, where over $90 million has already been spent on campaigns. Gwen Ifill reports on the contentious and expensive contest.

PBS NewsHour: BP Makes Headway in Capturing Leaking Oil

Mon, 05/17/2010

May 17, 2010

BP officials said the company is using a new siphoning strategy and capturing more than 1,000 barrels of the oil that would have otherwise leaked into the Gulf of Mexico, but scientists are voicing new worries about the leak's environmental implications. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: NOAA's Lubchenco: Understanding Oil Leak's Consequences in 'Early Stages'

Mon, 05/17/2010

May 17, 2010

Researchers working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have reported finding gigantic sub-surface plumes of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Lubchenco, head of the NOAA, about the the growing environmental concerns from the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.