GWEN IFILL is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week "and senior correspondent of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer". Before coming to PBS, she was chief congressional and political correspondent for NBC News, and had been a reporter for "The New York Times", "The Washington Post", "The Baltimore Sun", and "Boston Herald American. "She lives in Washington, D.C.
A veteran journalist surveys the American political landscape and illuminates the evolution of the African-American politician-and the future of American democracy. Gwen Ifill began her journalism career at the Boston Herald in 1977, covering race riots b...[SEE MORE]