Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
March 2, 2010
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning managed to single-handledly delay an extension of jobless benefits, ever as some of his Republican colleagues spoke out in opposition. Gwen Ifill talks to a Louisville Courier-Journal reporter for insight on the story.PBS NewsHour: Vancouver Games End on High Note for Canada: a Hockey Gold
March 1, 2010
Canada celebrated the close of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver with its most-prized victory: a gold medal in men's hockey, thanks to Sidney Crosby's overtime goal to defeat the U.S. Gwen Ifill speaks with Canadian journalist Ian Hanomansing about the significance of the games for the host country.PBS NewsHour: Chile Reels from Quake Aftershocks as Troops Crack Down on Looting
March 1, 2010
More than 700 people are dead after one of the most powerful earthquakes in more than a century hit Chile on Saturday. Since then, troops and police have cracked down on curfew violations in an effort to stop violence and looting. Gwen Ifill speaks with GlobalPost's Pascale Bonnefoy in Santiago for more.PBS NewsHour: LaHood on Toyota: 'I Think That They Were Safety Deaf'
February 24, 2010
Toyota President Akio Toyoda faced tough questions Wednesday from a key House committee about his company's response to safety issues with its vehicles. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the government's roll in ensuring vehicle safety.PBS NewsHour: Supreme Court Weighs Free Speech Against Security Concerns
February 23, 2010
The Supreme Court is considering whether the Patriot Act violates Americans' rights to free speech. Gwen Ifill talks with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for more on what issues the justices are considering.