Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to discuss President Barack Obama's address to the nation on the Assad regime's chemical weapons attack in Syria, the state of diplomatic efforts and prospects for Congressional authorization of a U.S. military strike.PBS Newshour: Obama Says Diplomatic Solution to Syria 'Overwhelmingly My Preference'
President Barack Obama told Gwen Ifill Monday evening that he would prefer a diplomatic solution in Syria and has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin about those efforts. Watch the full interview belowPBS Newshour: Sen. Deb Fischer: Obama Needs to Make Case for Strike to 'War-Wise' Americans
While some prominent lawmakers have thrown their support behind a limited military strike in Syria, others remain unconvinced. Gwen Ifill talks to Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., about her concerns and questions about why the U.S. is choosing to react to chemical weapon use now and how potential allies could be involved.PBS Newshour: Obama Secures Key Support, but Still Faces Fight Over Military Strike in Syria
President Obama continues to court Congress on the issue of a U.S. military strike in Syria. Judy Woodruff reports on what Secretary Kerry and Secretary Hagel told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, plus response from lawmakers. Gwen Ifill speaks with Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., about supporting the authorization of force.PBS Newshour: Fifty Years Later, What Challenges Remain in the Way of a 'Dream' Democracy?
Fifty years after the March on Washington, the vision of the civil rights movement has expanded beyond black and white, but what is left to be done? Gwen Ifill sits down with Peniel Joseph of Tufts University and filmmaker Bonnie Boswell Hamilton on how the goals of the March translate to the needs of today.