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Patricia Arquette & Rep. Maloney Discuss Equal Pay Day

April 15, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Equal Pay Day. We also speak with Academy-award winning actress Patricia Arquette and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on their efforts to pass equal pay and the Equal Rights Amendment.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers, Young Democrats of America’s Atima Omara, GW Associate Professor Lara Brown, and the IWF’s Patrice Lee.

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Own It Summit

April 11, 2016

by Lucy Lansing

On Saturday, April 9, Georgetown University played host to both the spirit and manifestation of feminism.

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The Orphan Myth: Keeping Families Together

April 08, 2016

A documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend away from orphanages and towards family reunification. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children. She reports on the research showing how orphanages jeopardize children's psychological and mental well-being.

 

We discover that orphanages in some developing countries such as Ethiopia and Cambodia have transformed into multi-million dollar global profit centers. There are more than 132 million classified orphans today, yet only 13 million of those have lost both parents according to UNICEF. Now with the help of governmental and non-governmental entities, experts are prioritizing family preservation.

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Genius

April 07, 2016 David Saliamonas, from the pianist’s website

by Sallie Bingham

By one of those twists of fate that seem to arrive in my life quite regularly—to my amazed delight—I had the privilege recently of listening to a genius play the piano.

His name is David Saliamonas, a pale young man who does not appear, at a glance, to have the strength and energy to play, at full force, and with extraordinary modulations of tone and intensity, an hour and a half of solo piano music.

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Abortion Pill; Barriers & Bias; Public Service

April 01, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss changes in abortion options, what’s keeping women back from leadership positions, and how public service can empower women.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Former Judge and federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Washington Examiner Columnist Ashe Schow, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, and Concerned Women for America’s Penny Young Nance.

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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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