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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1917

CONFIRMING KAGAN: The role gender did not play in Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

HOLLYWOOD'S GLASS CEILING: While Forbes considers Oprah Winfrey to be the most powerful celebrity and ranks other women high on their list, men still dominate in Hollywood. To The Contrary looks at why women do not have the power rankings suggest they should.

SEC. SOLIS: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses how her department is working to combat unemployment and illegal immigration. She also shares what it means to be the first Latina Labor Secretary.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Former Labor Department Official Karen Czarnecki; Emily's List President Stephanie Schriock; and Independent Women's Forum's Sabrina Schaeffer [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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