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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Episode #2209

Sexual Assault in the Military: The number of sexual assaults continues to rise. Would changing who handles these problems solve anything? A current bill in congress proposes that control should be taken away from the commanding officer.

Frozen Eggs: Some women are choosing to freeze their eggs until they are ready for children, but critics think it could lead to gene selection.

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: International surrogacy could be the best answer for women who cannot become mothers on their own, but are the surrogates being exploited?

Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever, Conservative commentator Tara Setmayer, Independent Women's Forum Senior Policy Analyst Hadley Heath. [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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