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: Sens. McCaskill, Ayotte: Keep Military Sexual Assault Cases in Chain of Command

Fri, 08/02/2013

The debate continues over the best and most effective ways to curb rampant sexual assault in the military. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. , back a plan that includes reform but keeps the adjudication of assault cases within the military chain of command. They join Gwen Ifill to discuss their stance.

 

PBS Newshour: Obama Administration Reveals Details of Secret NSA Phone Surveillance Program

Thu, 08/01/2013

The American public is learning more about the government's phone surveillance program, revealed by leaker Edward Snowden. The Obama administration released documents showing how the National Security Agency uses the data. Gwen Ifill is joined by Charlie Savage, who is covering the story for The New York Times.

PBS Newshour: Doctors Propose New Cancer Definition to Avoid Unnecessary Treatments

Wed, 07/31/2013

A panel of doctors and scientists proposed a change to the definition of cancer, in hopes of shifting the way we think about and treat the disease. Gwen Ifill discusses the recommendation with Dr. Barnett Kramer of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Larry Norton of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

 

PBS Newshour: Sen. John McCain on Dealmaking in Congress, Future of GOP

Tue, 07/30/2013

With Congress divided by partisanship, Sen. John McCain has stepped up as a dealmaker between Democrats and Republicans in order to make progress and avoid political showdowns on important legislation. Gwen Ifill talks to the Arizona Republican about his role as a mediator between Republicans and the Obama administration.

PBS Newshour: Duel in the Cowboy State: Liz Cheney Challenges Wyo. Republican Incumbent Enzi

Thu, 07/18/2013

Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced her plans to challenge three-term incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., in the 2014 primary. Gwen Ifill talks to Jonathan Martin of The New York Times for more on the coming fight in the Cowboy State.