Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
September 13, 2011
Flanked by workers in industries he says would be helped by his jobs plan, President Obama announced Monday that he was sending his American Jobs Act to Congress. Gwen Ifill discusses the plan's scope and expected effectiveness with Dartmouth College's Matthew Slaughter and the University of California, Berkeley's Robert Reich.PBS NewsHour: Decade of War Takes Major Physical, Mental Toll on U.S. Troops, Families
September 11, 2001
Millions of Americans have served in the all-volunteer military since 9/11, with many repeatedly returning to the battlefield. Gwen Ifill reports on how this past decade of war has led to increased stress on America's troops and their families, and how today's uniformed warriors are coping with previously unimagined challenges.PBS Newshour: Political Checklist: What Can Obama Accomplish in His Jobs Speech?
September 7, 2011
David Chalian and Gwen Ifill preview a big week in American politics: Wednesday night the Republican presidential candidates face off in another debate, which will be frontrunner Rick Perry's first. Thursday night President Obama will address a joint session of Congress on his new jobs plan amid his lowest poll numbers of his presidency.PBS Newshour: 'The Contenders' a Nod to Failed Candidates Who Still Changed History
September 1, 2011
A new C-SPAN series starting this month called "The Contenders" profiles failed presidential candidates who still managed to change political history. Gwen Ifill discusses the presidential race losers with George Mason University's Richard Norton Smith and RealClearPolitics.com's Carl Cannon.
August 30, 2011
The National Guard airlifted food and supplies to dozens of Vermont towns on Tuesday, after Hurricane Irene sent rainwater surging down hills and mountainsides, washing out bridges and roads. Gwen Ifill discusses relief efforts with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.