Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
June 7, 2010
Federal officials said the amount of oil escaping into the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to slow, but the cleanup and restoration will likely span years. Gwen Ifill talks to two environmental experts about efforts to mitigate the damage.PBS NewsHour: Israel's Raid on Gaza Flotilla Roils Uneasy Alliance With Turkey
June 1, 2010
The weekend raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla where at least four Turkish nationals were killed has sparked angry protests in Turkey, one of Israel's only primarily Muslim allies. Gwen Ifill reports on the international reaction.PBS NewsHour: BP Setbacks Mount as Cut and Cap Attempt Stalls in Gulf
June 2, 2010
BP's latest attempt to contain the Gulf oil leak stalled Wednesday when a saw became stuck in a pipe on the damaged well. Gwen Ifill talks Jane Lubchenco, the head of NOAA, about what the setbacks mean for stopping the flow.PBS NewsHour: Free Gaza Calls for 'Open, Independent' Investigation Into Deadly Flotilla Raid
May 31, 2010
The United Nations Security Council convened for an emergency session, following the Israeli raid on a flotilla attempting to break its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Adam Shapiro, a board member of the Free Gaza movement who helped organize the trip.PBS NewsHour: Israeli Ambassador: Soldiers Had 'No Choice But to Defend Themselves'
May 31, 2010
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a planned trip to the White House as Israel faced international condemnation in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid. Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, for Israel's perspective on the deadly incident at sea.