Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
With U.S. officials debating cutting Egyptian military aid while regional allies have offered to send money, what kind of influence over the interim government and political uncertainty will other nations have? Gwen Ifill gets analysis from Tarek Masoud of Harvard University and Hisham Melhem of Al Arabiya.PBS Newshour: Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Are Part of Larger National Crackdown on Dissent
As Russia gears up to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, it has also ramped up anti-gay laws, generating international protest. To examine the restrictions and the backlash, as well as the significance of the upcoming Olympic games for Russia, Gwen Ifill sits down with Miriam Lanskoy of the National Endowment for Democracy.PBS Newshour: In 'Collision 2012,' an Outside-In Look at Wider Forces That Shaped the Election
Months after the re-election of President Barack Obama, Dan Balz of the Washington Post examines the 2012 election and aftermath in his new book "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America." Balz joins Gwen Ifill to discuss significant moments in each campaign and why it may shape elections to come.
PBS Newshour: 'Fruitvale Station' Recalls Real Life Drama of Oakland Man's Final Hours
"Fruitvale Station," a new film by Ryan Coogler, tells the story of Oscar Grant: a young, black Oakland man who was shot and killed on a train platform by a Bay Area Regional Transit police officer. Gwen Ifill speaks with writer and director Coogler on his motivation for making the film and coincidental timing of its release.PBS Newshour: 'Our Future Is Digital': Don Graham Reflects on Washington Post's Turning Point
The purchase of The Washington Post by Internet mogul Jeff Bezos for $250 million will end nearly eight decades of that newspaper's ownership by the Graham family. Donald Graham, chairman and CEO of the Washington Post Company, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the sale and the future of news media in an increasingly digital age.