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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1815

WOMEN & IRAN'S ELECTION: The world watches as many Iranian women protest the recent election between President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, whose regime has thrown dozens of feminists in jail and has suppressed the women's movement, and reformist candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi.

INFIDELITY IN THE GOP: The Republican Party encounters new obstacles in its attempt to refresh its brand as the party of family values after Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) admits to having an extramarital affair.

FATHER'S DAY: Chuck Saylors will be celebrating this Father's Day by setting new goals for children and education as the first male President of the National Parent Teacher's Association.

Panelists: Republican Strategist Leslie Sanchez; Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad; Former Labor Dept. Official Karen Czarnecki; Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa; President of Women's Learning Partnership Mahnaz Afkami. [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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