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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2018

Guest Host: Political Strategist Donna Brazile.

Topics: Women and the Debt Ceiling: As negotiations continue over the nation's 14 trillion-dollar debt, women's rights organizations are calling for an agreement that doesn't sacrifice programs that disproportionately serve women.
Obese Child Custody: Obesity specialists are suggesting that parents of severely obese children should lose custody.
Unnatural Selection: Journalist Mara Hvistendahl reveals how girls are starting to disappear in parts of China, India, and other Asian countries.

Panelists: Conservative Commentator Dana White; National Organization of Women President Terry O'Neill; Conservative Commentator Wendy Wright; and Citizen Engagement Laboratory's Erica Williams. [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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