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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2203

Running FROM Office: A new study shows women are less likely to have considered running for office and this gender gap exists even when men and women are equally engaged politically.

Same-sex marriage: Looking ahead to the changes we can expect with same sex marriage after this week's Supreme Court hearings on California's proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

Behind the Headlines: The Westboro Baptist Church. Lauren Drain who was kicked out of the church is on a mission to help others who find themselves in cults.

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Progressive Magazine's Ruth Conniff, Independent Women's Forum Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy. [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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