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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2052

Political War over Contraception Broadens: More advertisers and stations drop Rush Limbaugh's radio show, even though Limbaugh apologized to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute." We interview one of the female lawmakers who has proposed a law to legislate men's health in response to legislations on women's health.

International Women's Day: Celebrations, rallies, protests worldwide mushroomed in observance of International Women's day this year. We interview Leymah Gbowee, the Nobel Peace Prize winner about the existing and growing support for women's right overseas and in the United States.

King Peggy: Female King Peggielene Bartels empowers her town in Ghana and shows what women leaders can do.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; and Hispanic Professional Women's Association President Laura Ramirez Drain [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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