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: Chile Reels from Quake Aftershocks as Troops Crack Down on Looting

Mon, 03/01/2010

March 1, 2010

More than 700 people are dead after one of the most powerful earthquakes in more than a century hit Chile on Saturday. Since then, troops and police have cracked down on curfew violations in an effort to stop violence and looting. Gwen Ifill speaks with GlobalPost's Pascale Bonnefoy in Santiago for more.

PBS NewsHour: LaHood on Toyota: 'I Think That They Were Safety Deaf'

Thu, 02/25/2010

February 24, 2010

Toyota President Akio Toyoda faced tough questions Wednesday from a key House committee about his company's response to safety issues with its vehicles. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the government's roll in ensuring vehicle safety.

PBS NewsHour: Supreme Court Weighs Free Speech Against Security Concerns

Tue, 02/23/2010

February 23, 2010

The Supreme Court is considering whether the Patriot Act violates Americans' rights to free speech. Gwen Ifill talks with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for more on what issues the justices are considering.

PBS NewsHour: Toyota Faces U.S. Criminal Probe Over Recalls

Tue, 02/23/2010

February 22, 2010

A federal grand jury has opened an investigation over whether Toyota tried to cover up the acceleration problems that sparked its massive vehicle recall. The beleaguered automaker also faces congressional hearings later this week. Gwen Ifill talks to a Detroit News reporter for more.

PBS NewsHour: Reactor Plan Renews Debate on Nuclear Energy

Thu, 02/18/2010

February 17, 2010

President Obama this week announced $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees to help build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia, but environmental groups pushed back against the form of alternative energy they called "inherently dangerous." Gwen Ifill talks to both nuclear and environmental advocates.