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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2031

Hosted by Bonnie Erbe.

In Sync?: As people "Occupy Wall Street," and unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent, Republican lawmakers are hearing over 200 bills on abortion.

Fall Television Trends: Fall television shows are showcasing plus-sized women more than ever before. And for men, the characters are often emasculated.

Switching Roles: In the second of our two-part series on former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and her husband, Dan Mulhern, the former first couple talks about switching traditional gender roles.

Panelists: Del.Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Center for Urban Renewal & Education President Star Parker; Judge and Former Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; Republican commentator Mercy Vianna Schlapp. [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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