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: Study: Housing Bust Hit U.S. Minority Households Especially Hard

Wed, 07/27/2011

July 26, 2011

As the economy struggles to rebound, a new analysis of Census data shows a widening wealth gap among white, black and Hispanic Americans. Gwen Ifill discusses the results of a new study with the Pew Research Center's Paul Taylor and Howard University's Roderick Harrison.

PBS NewsHour: Obama, Boehner Still 'Quite Far Apart' on Debt Deal

Tue, 07/26/2011

July 25, 2011

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner addressed the nation Monday about the approaching debt-limit deadline and the political stalemate between top lawmakers over deficit-reduction proposals. Watch their full remarks plus analysis from Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian.

PBS NewsHour: Cameron 'Weakened' by Scandal, But Appears to Be Out of Immediate Danger

Thu, 07/21/2011

July 20, 2011

Prime Minister David Cameron came under tough questioning Wednesday before Parliament about his link to the News of the World's phone-hacking scandal. Gwen Ifill discusses how a media scandal has turned into a political one with The Guardian's Richard Adams and the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Heather Conley.

PBS NewsHour: NRC Chief: U.S. Nuclear Plants Safe Despite Age, Needed Upgrades

Wed, 07/20/2011

July 19, 2011

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory Jaczko.

PBS NewsHour: Murdochs, Brooks Prepare for 'Made-for-TV Drama' Testimony in Parliament

Tue, 07/19/2011

July 18, 2011

Fallout from the News of the World scandal allegedly involving phone-hacking and police bribery grew Monday as Scotland Yard saw two high-level resignations within 24 hours and officials reported the death of an early whistle-blowers. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.