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: States Around the Nation Work on New Gun Laws

Tue, 04/09/2013

Lawmakers in Congress and at the state level are grappling with how to approach and pass new gun legislation. For the latest from Capitol Hill and state capitals, Gwen Ifill talks with Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post, Arkansas State Rep. Charles Collins and Vinny DeMarco, president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence.

PBS Newshour: For North Korea, Economic and Strategic Significance in Kaesong Closing

Thu, 04/04/2013

Why did North Korea close the Kaesong industrial complex when it actually relies on that income? Gwen Ifill talks to Jack Pritchard, former U.S. special envoy for North Korea negotiations, about how a combination of "compounding events" makes current tensions with North Korea potentially more significant than past dustups.

PBS Newshour: Obama Pledges 'Unwavering' Commitment to Israel's Security During Visit

Thu, 03/21/2013

President Barack Obama made his first trip to Israel, where he reaffirmed the bond between the two nations. Margaret Warner, who is traveling with the president, talks with Gwen Ifill about the timing of the trip and common concerns for the U.S. and Israel, including the Syrian conflict and Iran's nuclear program.

PBS Newshour: What's Behind the Dramatic Shift in Public Opinion Over Gay Marriage?

Wed, 03/20/2013

A new survey shows a majority of Americans support gay marriage. Support has also grown in the courts and among politicians, including former State Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sen. Rob Portman. Gwen Ifill examines the shift with Michael Dimock of the Pew Research Center and Greg Lewis of Georgia State University.

PBS Newshour: High Court Hears Case on Conflict Between State, Federal Voter Registration Law

Tue, 03/19/2013

The Supreme Court heard arguments on a voter registration law in Arizona that requires voters to provide physical proof of citizenship in order to decrease voter fraud. The case pits the state law against federal law, and opponents say it unfairly targets minorities. Gwen Ifill talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.