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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2107

Women's Vote: This week low rate student loans, renewal of VAWA and the issue of Mitt Romney's running mate dominated the presidential race with both candidates trying to capture the women's vote.

Facebook Faces Protests: Women's rights activists protest outside Facebook's offices against the all-male board. Protestors delivered a petition with 53- thousand signatures demanding women be placed on the board before the private company goes public.

Immigration & Education: An in-depth look at the costs and challenges of educating the immigrant population and children who don't speak English.

Panelists: Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; Republican Pollster Kellyanne Conway; Center for Immigration Studies' Jessica Vaughan; The Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel; Political Commentator Lara Brown. [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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