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Translating History

Gwen's Take

I have a little hobby as a journalist. I love to listen to how people use words. That sounds simpler than it is. It requires the listener to be skeptical rather than cynical, yet to cheerfully expose the meaning behind the meaning.

While I was deciding what to write here this week, a perfect example practically reached out and grabbed me by the throat. And I was sitting at the desk in the NewsHour studio at the time.

On the Radar: March 24, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: March 23, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: March 22, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

March 19, 2010

Weekly Show

Gwen and the panel examine the particulars, the process, and the hurdles that remain in the countdown to health care reform.

PBS NewsHour: Political Scramble Intensifies on Health Reform Bill

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March 16, 2010

House Democrats continued the hunt for the 216 votes needed to pass the health care reform bill. Gwen Ifill talks to a health care reporter about how lawmakers may maneuver to push the legislation over the finish line. 

On the Radar: March 18, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On The Radar: March 17, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

March 12, 2010

Weekly Show

This week Gwen and the panel discuss the administration's final health care push, the influential role of the Blue Dog Democrats, the messy exit of Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) and the role of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

On the Radar: March 10, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar