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: Citing Corruption and Abuse, Feds Mandate Major Reform for New Orleans Police

Thu, 07/26/2012

The Department of Justice announced sweeping reforms for the New Orleans Police Department. The mandates are meant to resolve issues such as unlawful arrests and the use of deadly force without cause. Gwen Ifill discusses the future of the NOPD with Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez and NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas.

PBS NewsHour: Elton John on AIDS: Compassion Is Part of the Cure

Wed, 07/25/2012

Elton John spoke to AIDS advocates from around the world as the keynote speaker for this year's International AIDS Conference. Gwen Ifill talks to Sir John about his new book, "Love is The Cure," and his approach in helping fight the AIDS epidemic, which focuses on compassion, dignity and love.

PBS NewsHour: As Colorado Shooter Appears in Court, More Details on How He Obtained Weapons

Tue, 07/24/2012

At a preliminary hearing, Colo. shooting suspect James Holmes remained silent and stoic. Gwen Ifill speaks with Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), University of Denver's Dave Kopel and the Pew Research Center's Mike Dimock on whether shootings influence public opinion on issues such as gun control and gun safety.

PBS NewsHour: Infection Rates Down, Drug Access Up and Optimism High Before AIDS Conference

Fri, 07/20/2012

Some 25,000 scientists, political leaders, and advocates are expected to gather in Washington, D.C., next week for the world's largest AIDS meeting. Gwen Ifill talks with UNAIDS' Michel Sidibe about the successes and continuing challenges to treat and prevent HIV and AIDS.

PBS NewsHour: Planning for the 2012 Olympics, Britain's 'Largest Peacetime Operation'

Thu, 07/19/2012

With a little more than a week until the Olympic opening ceremonies, issues such as transportation, weather and security have arisen. Gwen Ifill talks with Stephen Wilson of the Associated Press and Kevin Wamsley of Western University about whether organizers are fully prepared for the start of the games.