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: Obama, Civil Rights Leaders Formally Dedicate MLK Memorial

Tue, 10/18/2011

 Tens of thousands of people gathered Sunday in Washington to formally dedicate the National Mall's newest destination, a memorial honoring the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Ohio Voters Weigh Repeal of Controversial Collective-Bargaining Law

Fri, 10/14/2011

Gwen reports on the controversial and closely watched ISSUE 2 state ballot initiative in Ohio which calls for reforms in state spending. It's strongly supported by Republican Governor John Kasich but opposed by unions and public sector workers.

PBS NewsHour: Cain's 9-9-9 Plan, 'Romneycare' Scrutinized at Dartmouth Debate

Thu, 10/13/2011

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Godfather's Pizza chief executive Herman Cain took center stage at the Republican primary debate at Dartmouth College on Tuesday night. Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian recap the debate.

PBS NewsHour: 'Underwear Bomber' Trial Opens in Detroit

Wed, 10/12/2011

Opening arguments were heard Tuesday in a Detroit courtroom in the trial against Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian man known as the "underwear bomber" who stands accused of trying to blow up an American airplane on Christmas Day 2009. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Anita Hill Reflects on 20 Years Since Clarence Thomas Hearings

Tue, 10/11/2011

Twenty years ago, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' Senate confirmation process sparked a national debate about sexual harassment when Anita Hill, his former special assistant, accused him of inappropriate behavior. Gwen Ifill and Hill discuss her new book, "Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home."