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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2019

Guest Host: Award-Winning Journalist Cokie Roberts.

Free Birth Control: Birth control may soon be free to women as part of health care reform, as the Institute of Medicine has started to recommend that insurance companies cover contraceptive medications and treatments fully.

Gay Marriage: Even as New Yorkers celebrate the legality of gay marriage, members of the Senate a working to repeat the Defense of Marriage Act so that those marriages actually have federal benefits and protections.

Anne Mulcahy: From effective leadership as a CEO to charitable acts in the nonprofit world, former Xerox head Anne Mulcahy discusses the link between business and philanthropy.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood; Judge and Former Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; and Independent Women's Forum's Executive Director Nicole Kurokawa Neily. [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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