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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2048

President's Stance on Birth Control: The Catholic Church and many Republicans continue to oppose President Obama's cost-free birth control plan calling it a War on Religion.

Pentagon Recommends Women to Serve Closer to Combat: The Pentagon is unveiling plans to allow women to serve in military jobs closer to the front lines.

Progressives and President Obama: The Nation's editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel discusses how President Obama is faring with progressive women.

Panelists: Del.Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); The Heritage Foundation's Jennifer Marshall; Political Commentator Lara Brown; and Latino Decisions Communications Director Victoria De Francesco Soto. [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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