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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1902

LEAVING "NO CHILD" BEHIND: This week President Obama presented Congress with his plan to improve America's schools including a blueprint to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act.

BIG BROTHER AT WORK: Employers start tracking their employees' email, text messaging and social network accounts with electronic monitoring.

RECESSION'S IMPACT ON WOMEN: A look at women's unemployment and the lack of media attention given to women during the Great Recession.

Panelists: National Council of Negro Women's Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever; Independent Women's Voices' Sabrina Schaeffer; PoliticsDaily.com's Patricia Murphy; and Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer. [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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