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: Tens of Thousands of Spectators, Runners Disperse After Deadly Boston Blasts

Tue, 04/16/2013

After two devices were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, tens of thousands of runners and spectators had to be diverted from the disaster, many leaving behind bags or luggage to speed their retreat. Gwen Ifill talks to Scott Malone of Reuters about the scene at the blast.

 

PBS Newshour: Gang of Eight Senators Fine-tune Details of Immigration Reform Bill

Tue, 04/16/2013

While supporters of immigration reform rallied on Capitol Hill, a group of eight senators put the finishing touches on legislation to overhaul the current system. Gwen Ifill talks with the Los Angeles Times' Bill Bennett for an update on what's in the plan.

PBS Newshour: Obama Budget Plan With Medicare Cuts, Tax Hikes Draws Critique From Congress

Thu, 04/11/2013

The Obama administration rolled out its new budget proposal, which includes Medicare cuts and tax hikes for the wealthy. Kwame Holman has more on reactions to the budget from both sides of the aisle. Gwen Ifill gets views from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and White House economic adviser Gene Sperling.

PBS Newshour: A Look at Thatcherism, the Polarizing Legacy of Britain's 'Iron Lady'

Wed, 04/10/2013

The death of Margaret Thatcher, whose leadership had global ramifications, has opened up old wounds for some British citizens. For more on the controversial legacy of Britain's "Iron Lady," Gwen Ifill talks with Time magazine's assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar and John Burns, London bureau chief for The New York Times.

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.