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To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe Previous Broadcasts

Episode #2203H

KQED World: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

RUNNING FROM OFFICE: A new study shows women are less likely to have considered running for office and this gender gap exists even when men and women are equally engaged politically.
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Looking ahead to the changes we can expect with same sex marriage after this week's Supreme Court hearings on California's proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
BEHIND THE HEADLINES: The Westboro Baptist Church. Lauren Drain who was kicked out of the church is on a mission to help others who find themselves in cults.
Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Progressive Magazine's Ruth Conniff, Independent Women's Forum Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Episode #2202H

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

SINGLE MOTHERS AND MEN IN DECLINE? - Men in the workforce have seen their wages decline in recent decades and new research shows it may be linked to the rise of single parent families.
RETRO-WIFE - While Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg is telling young women to "Lean In" and embrace career ambitions, more self-described feminists are opting for the traditional role of housewife.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES - In honor of women's history month, we take a look at women's role in national security throughout history and in today's world.
Panelists: Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood, Francesca Chambers of Red Alert Politics.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Episode #2201H

KQED World: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Meet The New Congresswomen #2 (Episode #2149H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 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.

Episode #2152H

KQED World: Sat, Mar 9, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Encore presentation:
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. < br />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, Mar 10, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Episode #2148

KQED World: Sat, Mar 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.

Episode #2151H

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

SEQUESTRATION: Funding cuts to most of the programs low income families rely on Sequestration: Funding cuts to most of the programs low income families rely on. The budget axe will slash programs for women and children but some journalists fear women's concerns have been largely left out of budget negotiations.
MARISSA MAYER: Yahoo's female CEO announced a new company policy that ends telecommuting and requires workers who work remotely or from home to relocate to Yahoo offices.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Taking aim at the toxins in everyday personal care products. Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky wants to see a change in cosmetics so she introduced the Safe Cosmetics Act.
Panelists: Siobhan "Sam" Bennett, President Women's Campaign Fund; Political Commentator Kelli Goff; Conservative Commentator Mercy Van Schlapp; Crystal Wright, Conservativeblackchick.com; Heather White.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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