Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
July 25, 2011
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner addressed the nation Monday about the approaching debt-limit deadline and the political stalemate between top lawmakers over deficit-reduction proposals. Watch their full remarks plus analysis from Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian.PBS NewsHour: Cameron 'Weakened' by Scandal, But Appears to Be Out of Immediate Danger
July 20, 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron came under tough questioning Wednesday before Parliament about his link to the News of the World's phone-hacking scandal. Gwen Ifill discusses how a media scandal has turned into a political one with The Guardian's Richard Adams and the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Heather Conley.PBS NewsHour: NRC Chief: U.S. Nuclear Plants Safe Despite Age, Needed Upgrades
July 19, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory Jaczko.PBS NewsHour: Murdochs, Brooks Prepare for 'Made-for-TV Drama' Testimony in Parliament
July 18, 2011
Fallout from the News of the World scandal allegedly involving phone-hacking and police bribery grew Monday as Scotland Yard saw two high-level resignations within 24 hours and officials reported the death of an early whistle-blowers. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: Voting on a Debt Plan That Can't Pass
July 18, 2011
NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian asks Senior Correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill why the House Republicans are voting for their Cut, Cap and Balance deficit reduction plan if they know it has no chance to pass the U.S. Senate. The team also discusses the possibility that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will jump into the Republican nominating contest.