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To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe Previous Broadcasts

Episode #2150H

KQED World: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

* VAWA: The fight over VAWA is about to heat up again. As the debate continues, it is unclear whether the House will address the politically sensitive issues that blocked reauthorization last year.
* The Feminine Mystique: As the feminist manifesto celebrates 50 years this week, some wonder - is it still relevant to women in today's world?
* Kat Calvin: The co-founder of Blerdology, formally black girls hack', is interested in getting more black women and girls involved in technology.
Panelists: National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever; Conservative Commentator Tara Setmayer; Democratic Commentator Monica Cevallos; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Meet The New Congresswomen #2 (Episode #2149)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Meet the New Congresswomen #2
* Rep. Joyce Beatty (D- 3rd District OH) She is one of two African American women elected from Ohio. Beatty was a Senior Vice-President at Ohio State University and became a leader within her time spent as a democratic member of the Ohio House of Representatives.
* Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D- 9th District AZ) Prior to being elected to Congress, Sinema served in both chambers of the Arizona legislature. During her tenure in government, Sinema worked on the adoption of the Dream Act and as an advocate for same-sex marriage in Arizona. She is also the first elected openly bisexual congressperson.
* Rep. Jackie Walorski (R- 2nd District IN) For the first time in the history of Indiana, Walorski became one of the two Republicans voted into Congress. She has also served in the Indiana House of Representatives.
* Rep. Elizabeth Esty, (D- 5th District CT) With her daughter to thank for her first campaign, Esty has become an important figure in government. Although she lost her seat at one point due to her stance on the death penalty, she has always voted according to her beliefs and won back her seat.
* Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D- 2nd District NH) Ann McLane Kuster began politics while following in the footsteps of her father and is now the first woman to represent her district in Congress which additionally makes her part of the matriarchy taking place in New Hampshire government.
* Rep. Suzan DelBene (D- 1st District WA) DelBene helped to start drugstore.com, spent 12 years at Microsoft, became a senior advisor to Global Partnerships, and served as the Director of the Washington State Department of Revenue.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Episode #2148

KQED World: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

MEET THE NEW CONGRESSWOMEN #1
Tammy Duckworth, (D-IL) - One of the first two female combat veterans in congress and the former Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Tulsi Gabbard, (D-HI) - One of the first two female combat veterans, first Hindu and first female of Samoan ancestry to serve Congress.
Susan Brooks, (R- IN) - She has made efforts to battle mortgage fraud, gun violence, drug trafficking, gangs, child exploitation and identity theft. She currently serves on the Education and Workforce, Homeland Security and Ethics Committees.
Cheri Bustos, (D-IL) - She has served on numerous nonprofit boards and as the President of the Women's Connection.
Michelle Lujan Grisham, (D-NM) - She served as the state's first Secretary of Aging and Long Term Services and head of the New Mexico Department of Health. She will serve on the House Committees on Agriculture, the Budget and Oversight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Special Edition - The Legacy of Hillary Clinton (Episode #2147)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

As Hillary Clinton leaves behind her work at the State Department, she sits down with host Bonnie Erbe to share her dedication and commitment to women and girls' empowerment. From First Lady to the US Senate to the State Department, Clinton guides us through her storied career with one common thread: issues facing women and girls. And, she tells us what's next for her.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
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