Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
The military's top leaders rejected Senate proposals to remove commanders from their role in adjudicating service personnel who are accused of serious crimes while in uniform. Gwen Ifill gets two views on possible solutions from Eugene Fidell of Yale Law School and retired Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap of Duke University Law School.PBS Newshour: High Court Says Police Can Collect DNA From People Arrested for Serious Crimes
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that police officers can take DNA samples without a warrant from people they arrest for serious crimes without violating the Fourth Amendment. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Gwen Ifill to help clarify the details of the ruling and how the justices were split on the decision.PBS Newshour: What Bridge Collapse in Wash. State Says About Health of U.S. Infrastructure
The collapse of a bridge on Washington state's Interstate-5 has refocused the nation's attention on the state of its ailing transportation infrastructure. Gwen Ifill discusses the deficiencies and potential solutions with Casey Dinges of the American Society of Civil Engineers and infrastructure analyst Dan McNichol.
PBS Newshour: From Oval Office to Disaster Site, Presidents Offer Compassion After Catastrophe
In recent months, President Barack Obama has comforted Newtown families, memorialized Boston bombing victims and toured Oklahoma tornado destruction. Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics analyze with Gwen Ifill the role of presidents during times of national distress and tragedy.
PBS Newshour: Netflix's New 'Development' for Streaming Entertainment
There's money in the banana stand, but what about streaming entertainment? Gwen Ifill talks with producer Brian Grazer and Tampa Bay Times Eric Deggans on how traditional TV shows are showing up on online-only venues, including cult favorite "Arrested Development," which is getting a new life and a new season on Netflix for the first time since the sitcom's 2006 cancellation.