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: Supreme Court Weighs Life Without Parole for Juvenile Murder Convicts

Wed, 03/21/2012

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether 14-year-olds convicted of murder should be required to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole. Gwen Ifill and The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle discuss the arguments and the issues under consideration.

PBS NewsHour: Waging a Battle Over Voter ID Laws

Thu, 03/15/2012

Across the country, voting rights activists including Rock the Vote have campaigned against a surge of state voter identification laws, requiring individuals to provide a photo ID before they cast a ballot. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest move by a Wisconsin judge and the U.S. Justice Department blocking a Texas law with Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation and Wendy Weiser of the Brennan Center for Justice.

PBS NewsHour: Afghan Civilian Killings Give Taliban 'Valuable Propaganda,' Analyst Says

Tue, 03/13/2012

At the U.N. Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned the killing of 16 Afghan civilians near Kandahar, calling the alleged attack by a U.S. soldier "inexplicable." Gwen Ifill, RAND Corporation's Seth Jones and New America Foundation's Steve Clemons discuss the additional strain on already tense U.S.-Afghan relations.

PBS NewsHour: With Romney Leading and No End in Sight, GOP Campaigns Carry on

Thu, 03/08/2012

Despite winning six states, Mitt Romney's Super Tuesday victories did little to winnow the GOP field. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul picked up some delegates and continued campaigning ahead of more caucuses and primaries. Gwen talks to Trey Grayson of Harvard University, USA Today's Susan Page and the Pew Research Center's Andrew Kohut about the race.

PBS NewsHour: Obama, Netanyahu Show Unity, Yet Signal Differences, Over Iran Strategy

Tue, 03/06/2012

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday at the White House to discuss possible solutions to threats from Iran's nuclear program, pledging unity but signalling tension over how to proceed. Gwen Ifill reports.