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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1805

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: Gay marriage proponents are celebrating what they call a possible turning point in their campaign as Vermont becomes the fourth state to allow same sex marriage.

THE BAD MOMS: A growing online community of mothers allows women to claim the bad-girl traits that motherhood threatens to take away.

OLDER WOMEN AND RETIREMENT: With the U.S. in the midst of a recession, we take a look at the challenges facing American women in their later years.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Former Labor Department Official Karen Czarnecki; The Progressive Magazine's Ruth Conniff; Conservative Columnist Star Parker; and Cindy Hounsell of Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement. [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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