Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
December 7, 2010
The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is just one of the many problems he and his secrets-exposing website now face as the U.S. explores possible prosecution on espionage charges. Gwen Ifill talks to Jeffrey Smith, former CIA general counsel, and Abbe Lowell, who has defended clients on espionage charges.PBS NewsHour: Democrat vs. Democrat: Liberal Divisions Emerge Over Tax Cuts
December 6, 2010
As lawmakers search for possible bipartisan agreement on Bush-era tax cuts, some Democrats are asking if the price of compromise is too high. For more on what is turning into a bitter divide among liberals, Gwen Ifill speaks with Jane Hamsher of Firedoglake.com and Jim Kessler of Third Way, a centrist Democratic think tank.
November 30, 2010
California's prisons house 144,000 inmates -- a significantly higher number than the facilities are designed to hold. In 2009, a judge ordered that the number be reduced to 111,000, still 30,000 more than intended. Gwen Ifill gets details from Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.
November 29, 2010
The publication of secret State Department cables by the WikiLeaks website sparked strong reaction from U.S. and foreign governments as candid insights and intelligence were made public. Gwen Ifill reports.
November 15, 2010
Today is the first day of the lame-duck session of the 111th Congress. What will (and what won't) they accomplish in the next few months before a new, more Republican Congress is sworn in?
Gwen Ifill briefs Hari Sreenivasan on the Congress' four top concerns: Bush-era tax cuts, the START Treaty, Don't Ask Don't Tell, and the Budget Continuing Resolution.