March 03, 2014

March is Women's History Month! Stick with To The Contrary as we look at important moments in history that shape our present. Below, you'll find segments about inspiring women and important issues. Keep watching To The Contrary!

  • The first female pharaoh of Egypt, Hatshepsut, has left her mark on the country, thousands of years after her reign.
  • Dr. Dorothy Height, one of the most influential women of the Civil Rights Movement and President of the National Council of Negro Women talks about her life.
  • Interview with Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi when she was Speaker of the House.
  • Meryl Streep on her Oscar winning role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her work to put a National Women's History Museum on the National Mall.
  • Justice Sandra Day O'Conner talks about being the first woman on the Supreme Court and her impact on women's rights.
  • Women gathered in Washington, D.C., to reenact the Women's Suffrage March of 1913.
  • We introduce you to 5 of the newest members of the 113th Congress: Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM).
  • Importance of Women's History Month: We ask panelists what the most influential moment in women's history is for them.