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Holy Family

December 05, 2016

By Sallie Bingham

As we try to make sense of what has happened and what is likely to happen, I keep hearing the phrase “The American Dream”—the mantra of the conservatives. I never believed it existed—what dream does?—but a commentator whose name I didn’t hear on NPR today advanced the opinion that it did exist—once—in a golden period of prosperity from the end of the war that created it in 1945 to the revelations of Watergate in 1973.

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All About Women & Girls Film Festival: Student Entry Winner: Tent Village

December 02, 2016 Tent Village

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we explore our first winner in the To The Contrary All About Women Film Festival.

We celebrate our 25th season of To The Contrary by hosting a film festival. Our winners will be aired for the next few weeks on our show times instead of our regular show. Our film festival is highlighting the best work, documentaries by members of these communities in five categories: Student entry, current events about advancing the rights of girls, women or diverse communities in the United States, Internationally, The history of the US women’s movement, telling women’s stories and Student entry.

Click read more to find out this week's winner.

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Art in a Time of Danger

November 22, 2016

By Sallie Bingham

I felt the absence of art, in any form, during the last, terrible week. No one was reciting poetry, pointing to a painting, or reading from a book that offered inspiration or comfort. It was disappointing, but not surprising, when a dear friend who runs a small literary press told me that one of her donors had withdrawn his funding to devote it to “political activism.”

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Immigration; Trump's Possible Conflicts of Interest

November 18, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Women Vote Trump Co-founder Ann Stone, the Muslim Reform Movement Co-founder Asra Nomani, and Center for Equal Opportunity Chair Emeritus Linda Chavez.

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Historical Election & The Women's Vote

November 11, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the historical election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and the way women’s vote split.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), American University Professor Jennifer Lawless, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Women Vote Trump’s Ann Stone.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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