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Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanishing

August 28, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Republican candidates and their controversial statements on race, whether campuses are safer in terms of sexual assault as students go back to school, and one woman’s harrowing journey suffering from anorexia.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, Journalist Anushay Hossain, and The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow.

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Donald Trump; Trans Women & Sexism;
Senator Claire McCaskill

August 21, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Donald Trump’s impact on women voters, trans women and how they approach sexism, and Senator Claire McCaskill’s new book, Plenty Ladylike.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women Avis Jones-DeWeever; Author and Political Analyst Lara Brown; Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee;  Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar

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"It's Just Sour Grapes" says McCaskill

August 13, 2015 Sen. McCaskill

by Cari Stein

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri responds to criticism arising from her new book "Plenty Ladylike."

Senator Claire McCaskill says it's just sour grapes. The Senator tells To the Contrary Executive Producer Cari Stein she did nothing wrong when she helped Republican Todd Akin win the primary so she could beat him in her 2012 race for reelection to the Senate. Here is a transcript of what she had to say. (More of the interview will be on the program next week.)

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Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

August 13, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, an encore presentation. Our panelists discuss food stamps and other social entitlements, and discipline in public schools.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall, Journalist Anushay Hossain, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, and Politini Host Danielle Moodie-Mills.


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TTC Millennial Voices
Bittersweet

August 10, 2015

By: Aima Corinaldi

     Bittersweet is the only way to describe it. As my summer comes to an end I am forced to say goodbye to everyone here at To The Contrary. I really enjoyed my time here and value all of the experience and knowledge I have gained. One of the main reasons I enjoyed my internship is because although To The Contrary is a part of a major network like PBS, it’s run by a small close-knit group of wonderful individuals. Because of its size I was able to get a well-rounded experience in what goes on behind the scenes in order to produce a quality television show. My goals coming into this internship were, to gain an understanding of the structure of the organization and to acquire skills, knowledge, and experience in the field of television production. I can proudly say that this summer I have exceeded these goals and much more.

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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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