November 2016: Journalist Gwen Ifill Dies at 61
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of November 2016.
1. Two Police Officers Killed in Iowa in Separate Attacks 2. Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series 3. Gawker Settles Hulk Hogan Lawsuit 4. Penn State Fined $2.4 Million in Sandusky Investigation 5. First Woman U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies 6. Trump Wins Presidency 7. News Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies 8. Paul Ryan Nominated as Speaker of the House 9. Police Officer Who Shot Philando Castille Charged with Manslaughter 10. Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy 11. Four Police Officers Killed Nationwide 12. Escalation at Standing Rock 13. Gubernatorial Recount in North Carolina 14. Actress Florence Henderson Dies 15. Car, Knife Attack at Ohio State
- Journalist Gwen Ifill Dies at 61
- On Nov. 14, 2016, Gwen Ifill dies in Washington. Ifill was a renowned political journalist, covering the White House, Congress, and national campaigns for over three decades. During her successful career, she worked for The Washington Post, The New York Times, NBC, and most recently, PBS. Ifill was 61 and in hospice care from complications of uterine cancer. She stood strong in her field as a black, female journalist. Most recently she was the co-host of PBS NewsHour, alongside Judy Woodruff. Together the two were the first all-female anchor team on network nightly news, competing with major broadcast and cable networks.
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