Gwen Ifill

The Breakthrough

Gwen Ifill

Talk: The Breakthrough

Gwen Ifill visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her book "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama." In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obamas stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold new path to political power.

Gwen Ifill

Gwendolyn L. "Gwen" Ifill is an American journalist, television newscaster, and author. She is the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor of PBS NewsHour, both of which air on PBS. She is a political analyst, and moderated the 2004 and 2008 Vice Presidential debates. She is the author of the book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama

The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama’s stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold new path to political power.

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