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.
Breaking the "Brass Ceiling": Taking a look at the increasing number of women in national security. Princeton Letter: Susan Patton's letter to the editor of The Princetonian, which encouraged women to find husbands while they are in college, caused uproar this week. Leading to the significant question, should women marry young? Behind the Headlines: Going Solo: A new book which takes a look at the highest amount of Americans ever living alone and apparently, they're thriving. Panelists: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, Republican Strategist Cheri Jacobus
Sunday, April 07, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2205
Sextremism: Radical women protesters have begun a movement called Femen. Their specialty? Protesting topless. Their most recent fight is supposedly for the rights of Muslim women, but Muslim women are saying that Femen does not represent their own beliefs. The Iron Woman: The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has brought about both criticism and praise. Was she a role model for women? Behind the Headlines: Female veterans building small businesses Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Women's Campaign Fund President Sam Bennett, Independent Women's Forum Senior Policy Analyst Hadley Heath, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2206
THE CLIMATE GAP: According to the NAACP, poor communities haven't contributed as much to climate change because they don't have the resources to do so. The NAACP launched the Climate Justice initiative, which calls on women to take the lead in fixing problems related to Climate change. Behind the headlines: Flame Retardants, the hidden toxins inside your furniture that you may have once believed to be beneficial. Panelists: Environmental Working Group's Renee Sharp, Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel , Heritage Foundation's Jennifer Marshall, National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Republican Strategist Rina Shah.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2207
Women in power; Wadjda, a groundbreaking Saudi film; and the internet, sexual assault and women on campus. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Former Bush Advisor Mercy Viana Schlapp, Feminist Activist Erin Matson, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2208
Millennial teens- Are they really more materialistic than previous generations? Plan B: Is the Obama Administration's appeal of the court's decision to lift the age ban on plan B a step backwards for women or is it necessary to have an age limit? Behind the Headlines: Shereen El Feki and her new book, Sex and the Citadel. Panelists: Conservative Commentator Nicole Kurokawa Neily, SpiketheWaterCooler.com Founder Marjorie Clifton, Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, USIP Director of Iraq, Iran and North Africa Programs Manal Omar.
Sunday, May 05, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
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.
Sunday, May 12, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2210
This Week on TO THE CONTRARY This is a special edition of To the Contrary featuring a documentary entitled New Americans. We are in Southern California where we are going to introduce you to the new Americans and the emerging industry that is growing up around them.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2211
Sunday, May 26, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 2147
HILLARY CLINTON'S LEGACY: 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 U.S. Senate to the State Department, Clinton guides us through her storied career with one common thread: issues facing women and girls.