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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #1940

America Falls Behind Academically: New test results show U.S. students are lagging behind their peers in China, South Korea and Canada.

Marriage Declining in Blue-Collar America: Fewer job opportunities and greater financial stress have resulted in an increase in divorce among the working class. Women in Film: Lisa Cortes, executive producer of the critically-acclaimed and Oscar-nominated movie 'Precious,' talks about the state of women in Hollywood.

Panelists: Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez; Former Clinton Advisor Patricia Sosa; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; and Journalist and Blogger Danielle Belton. [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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