PBS Newshour: Supreme Court Case on Monsanto Seeds Tests Limitations of Patent Law
A suit between biotech giant Monsanto and an Indiana farmer has reached the high court. Gwen Ifill dissects the case with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal. Ray Suarez discusses broader implications with Bert Foer of the American Antitrust Institute and Todd Dickinson of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
PBS Newshour: After Newtown, Gun Control Debate Spurs Political Action Across the Nation
Tue, 02/19/2013 PBS Newshour: Known for Single Act of Defiance, Rosa Parks Trained for Life Full of Activism
What do you really know about the life and legacy of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks? Gwen Ifill talks with biographer Jeanne Theoharis, whose book "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks" offers a complex portrait of the woman best known for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus in 1955.
PBS Newshour: Cabinet Shuffle: Obama Taps REI Executive Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary
President Obama named Recreational Equipment Inc. executive Sally Jewell to replace Ken Salazar as Secretary of the Interior. Gwen Ifill talks to National Journal's Coral Davenport, Greg Ip of The Economist and Julie Rovner from NPR about the appointment and remaining Cabinet vacancies at the start of the president's new term.
PBS Newshour: Justice Department Justifies Killing Americans Abroad With Links to al-Qaida
An internal Justice Department memo has been revealed that outlines a legal justification for the U.S. government to target and kill American citizens abroad who present an imminent threat to national security. Attorney General Eric Holder and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney both came out to defend the rationale for killing Americans overseas, but civil liberties groups question whether the statements in the memo constitute government overreach.