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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2132

Romney closing the gender gap: After this week's debate the Presidential candidates are focusing on undecided women in swingstates. The most recent Gallup poll shows Romney within one point of the President among women who are likely to vote.

Spotlight on College Rape : A former Amherst College student brings attention to rape on college campuses after an article about her claim the school downplayed her rape allegation goes viral. The Department of Justice estimates that one in five women will be sexually assaulted throughout their college years

What's the Matter With White People? Salon columnist Joan Walsh take us through a look at the history of women, politics and race in her new book.

Panelists: NAACP Chairman Roslyn Brock; Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; Bush White House Aide Mercedes Viana Schlapp. [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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