To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe
This all-female news analysis program, hosted by Bonnie Erbe, examines major issues of the day with participants of all ethnic and political backgrounds.
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
WOMEN - THE COVETED VOTING BLOC: From waitress moms to the debates about women's health and incendiary comments like GOP Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock's saying pregnancy was something that "God intended" even if produced by rape - we head into the last days before the Presidential election.
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DECRIES "MEN ONLY" POLICY: Members of the European Parliament rejected a male candidate for a position at the European Central Bank because he was a man. Is this gender discrimination?
KATHLEEN TURNER ON HER NEW ROLE: Interview with the actress as she dabbles in art and politics in her new play, "Red Hot Patriot." She plays the bold journalist, Molly Ivins.
Panelists: National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Avis Jones-DeWeever; Independent Women's Forum Policy Analyst Hadley Heath; SpikeTheWaterCooler.com Founder Marjorie Clifton; Conservative Blogger Crystal Wright.
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
KQED World: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
ROMNEY CLOSING THE GENDER GAP: After this week's debate the Presidential candidates are focusing on undecided women in swing states. 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 1 in 5 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.
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
KQED World: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
ROMNEY'S APPEAL TO WOMEN: The GOP Presidential candidate is hopeful his recent comments on abortion will lure in more women voters.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD: As the UN marks the first international day of the girl child a 14-year-old Pakistani girl fights for her life because of her dedication to educating girls worldwide. The UN also takes aim at ending child marriage.
WOMEN AND WAGE THEFT: A hush, hush problem that is affecting women across the country and costing them millions of dollars.
Panelists: Del.Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Feminist Majority Foundation's Kim Gandy; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; The Heritage Foundation's Jennifer Marshall.
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
KQED World: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION REVISITED? The Supreme Court will hear arguments on a case dating back to 2008 when a white woman was denied admissions to the University of Texas. This could mean changes to admission policies for public schools.
LESS LATINOS ARE VOTING: Nearly 24 million Latinos are eligible to vote in the US, but this year less than half of them will go to the polls.
WOMEN DRUG CARTEL LEADERS: The newest leaders of the Mexican drug cartel are keeping organized crime on its toes. Who are these new superiors? Women.
Panelists: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Hispanic Leadership Network Executive Director Jennifer Sevilla Korn; Democratic Strategist Monica Cevallos; Conservative Commentator Cheri Jacobus.
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM