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To The Contrary

To The Contrary
With women in the forefront of politics and on the cutting edge of national agendas, To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe continues to provide an important, timely forum for diverse women to discuss national and international issues and policies. It presents news and views that are rarely, if ever, available elsewhere on television.

Latest Episodes

Jill Abramson; GOP Women; Women's History Museum Air date: 05-16-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365248339/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The first female executive editor of the New York Times controversially fired. The Republican party lags behind the Democratic Party when it comes to female candidates. Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)... /episodes/get/12767 /episode/12767 To The Contrary: Jill Abramson; GOP Women; Women's History Museum /episode-player/12767
Nigerian Schoolgirls; Teen Pregnancy Lows; Infertility Air date: 05-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365243645/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nigeria's Schoolgirls: U.S. women senators call for action on the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls. Teen Pregnancy Lows: Teen pregnancy and abortion reach record lows. Infertility: The pros and cons of the infertility industry. PANELISTS: Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan, Women Thrive... /episodes/get/12698 /episode/12698 To The Contrary: Nigerian Schoolgirls; Teen Pregnancy Lows; Infertility /episode-player/12698
Sexual Assault; Feminist Men; Girls Abducted; Child Slavery Air date: 05-02-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365238276/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sexual Assault: The White House says men can stop rape. Feminist Men: Why men don't advocate for women's rights. Girls Abducted; The need to act in the case of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped this week. Behind the Headlines: former child slave Shyima Hall. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton,... /episodes/get/12620 /episode/12620 To The Contrary: Sexual Assault; Feminist Men; Girls Abducted; Child Slavery /episode-player/12620
The Drying of America: Too Many People, Too Little Water Air date: 04-25-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365232338/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false To the Contrary takes an in-depth look into our depleting water supply; the causes and what, if anything, we can do to reverse this trend. From Nevada, Arizona and California in the west to North and South Carolina on the east coast, this provocative documentary takes you to communities struggling... /episodes/get/12531 /episode/12531 To The Contrary: The Drying of America: Too Many People, Too Little Water /episode-player/12531
Confidence Gap; Sex Assault Normalized; Jesus Feminist Air date: 04-18-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365227457/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Confidence Gap: Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Sexual Assault: Young people report seeing harassment as normal. Behind the Headlines: Jesus Feminist. Why this author says the term is not a contradiction. PANEL: Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former... /episodes/get/12525 /episode/12525 To The Contrary: Confidence Gap; Sex Assault Normalized; Jesus Feminist /episode-player/12525
Sebelius Resigns; Women Voters; At-Home-Moms; Women Veterans Air date: 04-11-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365221636/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sebelius Resigns: Secretary of Health... /episodes/get/12425 /episode/12425 To The Contrary: Sebelius Resigns; Women Voters; At-Home-Moms; Women Veterans /episode-player/12425
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Episode Archive

August 31, 2012
With the GOP Convention over, the Republicans take their message on the road as the Democrats head to Charlotte to nominate President Obama as their candidate. Then, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis defends the administration with a Labor Day interview on women and jobs.
Air date: 08/31/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2274924067/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false With the GOP Convention over, the Republicans take their message on the road as the Democrats head to Charlotte to nominate President Obama as their candidate. Then, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis defends the administration with a Labor Day interview on women and jobs. /episodes/get/3774 /episode/3774 To The Contrary: August 31, 2012 /episode-player/3774
September 7, 2012
To The Contrary travels to the Democratic National Convention to talk to Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sec. Kathleen Sebelius and activist Sandra Fluke about why women's votes matter this election year; A new organization, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry,...
Air date: 09/07/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2276890435/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false To The Contrary travels to the Democratic National Convention to talk to Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sec. Kathleen Sebelius and activist Sandra Fluke about why women's votes matter this election year; A new organization, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry,... /episodes/get/3896 /episode/3896 To The Contrary: September 7, 2012 /episode-player/3896
September 14, 2012
Panelists discuss the future of education and the efficacy of standardized testing for teachers. Then, public breastfeeding by an American University professor during lecture sparks controversy. Behind the Headlines: Roslyn Brock. The youngest Chair of NAACP leads the organization into the 21st...
Air date: 09/14/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2279318158/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Panelists discuss the future of education and the efficacy of standardized testing for teachers. Then, public breastfeeding by an American University professor during lecture sparks controversy. Behind the Headlines: Roslyn Brock. The youngest Chair of NAACP leads the organization into the 21st... /episodes/get/3875 /episode/3875 To The Contrary: September 14, 2012 /episode-player/3875
September 21, 2012
Women's rights and women's empowerment are chief concerns at the upcoming UN General Assembly; The first mother to daughter womb transplants are performed in Sweden; Journalist Hanna Rosin argues with the rise of women, it may be the end of men.
Air date: 09/21/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2282465554/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Women's rights and women's empowerment are chief concerns at the upcoming UN General Assembly; The first mother to daughter womb transplants are performed in Sweden; Journalist Hanna Rosin argues with the rise of women, it may be the end of men. /episodes/get/3885 /episode/3885 To The Contrary: September 21, 2012 /episode-player/3885
September 28, 2012
The criticism and support GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan has received for buying hunting gear for his 10-year-old daughter. Then, we turn to a new study that shows bias still persists against women in the sciences. And, Behind the Headlines, BPA-a by-product of plastic production, is...
Air date: 09/28/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2285555521/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The criticism and support GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan has received for buying hunting gear for his 10-year-old daughter. Then, we turn to a new study that shows bias still persists against women in the sciences. And, Behind the Headlines, BPA-a by-product of plastic production, is... /episodes/get/3889 /episode/3889 To The Contrary: September 28, 2012 /episode-player/3889
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