Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
A group of Roman Catholic leaders and institutions sued the Obama administration over the federal mandate to provide birth control to employees, saying it violated religious freedom. Gwen Ifill and The Wall Street Journal's Janet Adamy discuss the lawsuit.PBS NewsHour: LBJ's 'Passage of Power': The Transformation of a 'Legislative Genius'
Historian Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades telling the story of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Gwen Ifill and Caro discuss the pivotal four years between 1960 and 1964 when Johnson rose from senator to an overshadowed vice president, and then to president -- the premise of his latest biography, "The Passage of Power."PBS NewsHour: Assessing the Indiana Senate Race After Lugar's Loss
Indiana voters sent Richard Lugar to the U.S. Senate six times, but not again this year. He lost Tuesday to Tea Party-backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Gwen Ifill, Greg Fettig of Hoosiers for a Conservative Senate and political analyst Brian Howey discuss why Lugar lost and preview the race to fill his seat in the Senate.PBS NewsHour: The Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom
Norway is the healthiest country in the world to be a mother, according to a new report released by the international non-profit Save the Children. The worst: West Africa's Niger. Gwen Ifill and Save the Children President Carolyn Miles discuss what countries are best and worst at creating healthy children and mothers.PBS NewsHour: The Politics of Gay Marriage: Biden Remarks Rekindle Culture War
When Vice President Joe Biden said he now believes same-sex marriages should be protected under law, it touched off a new round of political culture wars. Gwen Ifill hosts a debate between Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage and gay rights advocate Richard Socarides.