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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1801

PRESIDENT OBAMA ON WOMEN: President Obama reinstates a White House office dedicated to women and girls.

MATERNITY LEAVE AND THE RECESSION: New data shows that the recession is forcing many new mothers who planned to take time off back to work much sooner.

HOW AMERICANS VIEW RAPE: The editors of a new anthology, Yes Means Yes, say for too long rape prevention methods have approached sexual violence in a way that places a burden on women.

Panelists: The Gloucester Institute President Kay James; National Organization for Women's Latifa Lyles; Former Labor Department Official Karen Czarnecki; and Democratic Commentator Megan Beyer. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This weekly news analysis program is the only woman-centered national news/talk show on television. Dedicated to the premise that women of all ethnic backgrounds and political persuasions are an important part of the national dialogues, the series provides a platform for the multifaceted views of involved, informed women journalists and commentators. Topics range from women's health to family issues to women in the workplace, the environment, women in finance and education.

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