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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2115

Immigration Wave: Asians have surpassed Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants to the US. Panelists discuss the economic significance of this influx, reasons for the slowdown in illegal immigration, and consequences of outsourcing our high-tech skilled workers.

Forty Years of Title IX: This year marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, designed to end gender discrimination in education and school sports. Panelists remark on Title IX's impact for women in sports, the statute's initial goals, and ways to expand Title IX to include other issues.

The New Feminist Agenda: Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin shares her thoughts on the state of American women compared to women in other developed countries.

Panelists: The Heritage Foundation's Jennifer Marshall; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; CNN Political Analyst Hilary Rosen; Voto Latino Executive Director Maria Teresa Kumar. [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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