Bettina  Inclan Sabrina Schaeffer Dr. Maya Angelou
Christy Turlington Lara Brown Jennifer Sevilla Korn
Cheri Jacobus Monica Cevallos Anushay  Hossain
Erin Matson Rina  Shah Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Jennifer Granholm Eleanor  Smeal Rep. Carolyn  Maloney (D-NY)
Darlene Kennedy Linda Chavez Keli Goff
Danielle Moodie-Mills Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton Melanne Verveer
Kay James Siobhan-Sam Bennett Janet  Napolitano

Past Programs


Summaries of To the Contrary's shows from 1996 to present are listed. You can also watch full episodes from 2010 to the present online here.

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Madeline Kunin

Date: 12/31/1992
Program Number: 140
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Year in review
  • Year to come
  • Kunin agenda

Carrie Meek

Date: 12/24/1992
Program Number: 139
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Politically correct toys
  • Seasonal depression
  • Carrie Meek

Tille Fowler

Date: 12/17/1992
Program Number: 138
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Kid’s Defense Fund urges more kid’s funding
  • Homosexual texts in New York
  • The Republican agenda in 1993

Lynn Woolsey/Welfare

Date: 12/10/1992
Program Number: 137
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Women in the second wave in Somolia
  • Key appointments in Clinton administration
  • Welfare: how do you get off it

Nydia Velazquez/ Urban Needs

Date: 12/03/1992
Program Number: 136
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Merge SHott and aklleged racial slurs
  • Mental health and public servants

The Food Police

Date: 11/25/1992
Program Number: 135
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Charges against Bob Packwood
  • Study on careers and kids make women happier
  • The Food Police: just what is good for us?

Education

Date: 11/13/1992
Program Number: 133
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Women in religious leadership
  • Public v. private: choices in education

Women in the Military

Date: 11/13/1992
Program Number: 133
Panelists:

Featured Topics:

  • Role of First Spouses
  • Women in the military

Term Limits

Date: 10/29/1992
Program Number: 131
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Ann Lewis, Betsy Hart, Julianne Malveaux

Featured Topics:

• Is it rape of woman asks attacker to use a condom?

• Term Limits

The United Nations

Date: 10/22/1992
Program Number: 130
Panelists: Julianne Malveaux, Linda Chavez, Betsy Hart, Ann Lewis

Featured Topics:

• Candidate’s Records on Women and Minorities

• UN and its record on women

Women’s Health

Date: 10/18/1992
Program Number: 129
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Julianne Malveaux, Heather Richardson, Ann Lewis

Featured Topics:

• Debates: good, bad, indifferent – women and men react differently?

• Women’s Health Care

Women & Pornography

Date: 10/08/1992
Program Number: 128
Panelists: Ann Lewis, Kate O’Beirne, Victoria Toensing, Irene Natividad

Featured Topics:

• Update on women running for election

• Status of Women 1 year after Hill – Thomas

• Pornography

Women Lawyers and Judges

Date: 10/01/1992
Program Number: 127
Panelists: Ann Lewis, Linda Chavez, Julianne Malveaux, Victoria Toensing

Featured Topics:

• Mood of electorate -- angry

• Gag rule passed

• Women in the Judiciary

Violence on Television

Date: 09/24/1992
Program Number: 126
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Ann Lewis, Karen DeWitt, Julianne Malveaux

Featured Topics:

• Kids divorcing parents

• Violence on Television

The Beauty Myth

Date: 09/17/1992
Program Number: 125
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Ann Lewis, Linda Chavez, Julianne Malveaux

Featured Topics:

• Women winning nomination to senate

• The Beauty Myth

The Glass Ceiling

Date: 09/13/1992
Program Number: 123
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Linda Chavez, Ann Lewis, Barbara Reynolds

Featured Topics:

• Legislation to edit lawsuits over defective products

• Glass Ceiling

Censorship in Education

Date: 09/10/1992
Program Number: 124
Panelists: Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Betsy Hart, Linda Chavez

Featured Topics:

• Family leave bill

• Censorship in education

Third Party Candidates

Date: 08/27/1992
Program Number: 122
Panelists: Betsy Hart, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Karen DeWitt

Featured Topics:

• Consumer confidence low

• Health care a concern

• Third Party Candidates

Republican Convention

Date: 08/20/1992
Program Number: 121
Panelists: Kate O’Beirne, Julianne Malveaux, Irene Natividad, Victoria Toensing

Featured Topics:

• Republican convention and women

• Whither Republicans in the fall

Candidate Spouses

Date: 08/13/1992
Program Number: 120
Panelists: Julianne Malveaux, Heather Richardson, Ann Lewis, Betsy Hart

Featured Topics:

• Republican Platform – Conservative Slant

• The role of a candidate’s wife

Sandwich Generation

Date: 08/06/1992
Program Number: 119
Panelists: Heather Richardson, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Negative Campaign – Presidential Style

• The Sandwich Generation

Family Values

Date: 07/30/1992
Program Number: 118
Panelists: Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Linda Chavez, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Family Values

•Women at the Olympics – Quiet revolution?

Women & Aids

Date: 07/23/1992
Program Number: 117
Panelists: Rep. Constance Morella, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Women & AIDS

• Welfare benefits cap endorsed

Democratic Convetion ‘92

Date: 07/16/1992
Program Number: 116
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Women at Democratic Convention

• Whither the Democrats

Deadbeat Parents

Date: 07/09/1992
Program Number: 115
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Clinton picks Gore

• Deadbeat parents

Supreme Court/Abortion

Date: 07/02/1992
Program Number: 114
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Ann Lewis, Julianne Malveaux, Katie O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Supreme Court/ Abortion

• Moderate Direction of Supreme Court

• Women in Military/Sexual Assault

Educational Choice

Date: 06/25/1992
Program Number: 113
Panelists: Julianne Malveaux, Linda Chavez, Ann Lewis Karen DeWitt

Featured Topics:

• Supremes on smoking and prayer

• School choice

Interracial Adoption

Date: 06/18/1992
Program Number: 112
Panelists: Karen DeWitt, Irene Nativdad, Julianne Malveaux, Kate O’Beirne

Featured Topics:

• Arms Accord

• Interracial Adoption

• AMA guidelines for Drs. on physical abuse

Native Americans

Date: 06/11/1992
Program Number: 111
Panelists: Bunty Anquoe, Linda Chavez, Julianne Malveaux, Ann Saker

Featured Topics:

• Balanced Budget Amendment Fails

• Native Americans

• SCOTUS ruling on waiting period for abortion

The Environment

Date: 06/04/1992
Program Number: 110
Panelists: Ann Lewis, Kate O’Beirne, Lina Chavez, Julianne Malveaux

Featured Topics:

• Rio Summit: The Role of Women

• Capt. Planet: Are Kids Brainwashed into environ?

• End of Primaries

Women in Politics

Date: 05/28/1992
Program Number: 109
Panelists: Linda DiVall, Kathleen Frankovic, Julianne Malveaux, Nina Totenberg

Featured Topics:

• Politics

Gays in the Military

Date: 05/21/1992
Program Number: 108
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Nina Totenberg, Kate O’Beirne, Julianne

Featured Topics:

• Gays in the Military

• Fetal Tissue Research Controversy

• NEA Contretemps: What is Art?

Cities

Date: 05/14/1992
Program Number: 107
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Linda Wertheimer, Kate O’Beirne, Julianne Malveaux

Featured Topics:

• Federal Aid for Cities

• Media Glorification of Unwed Motherhood

• Letters from Viewers

Race Relations/Kids Who Kill

Date: 05/07/1992
Program Number: 106
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Kate O’Beirne, Barbara Reynolds, Dinah Eng

Featured Topics:

• Race Relations

• Kids who kill

• Letters from viewers

Election ’92, Domestic Issues

Date: 04/30/1992
Program Number: 105
Panelists: Linda Chavez, Dorothy Gilliam, Kate O’Beirne, Linda Wertheimer

Featured Topics:

• Election: Candidates & Domestic Issues

• Rodney King Jury verdict

The Abortion Issue

Date: 04/23/1992
Program Number: 104
Panelists: Nina Totenberg, Julianne Malveaux, Linda Chavez, Suzanne Fields

Featured Topics:

• Abortion: rights, status, availability of, impact on political race

Gun Conrtol

Date: 04/16/1992
Program Number: 103
Panelists: Dorothy Gilliam, Kate O’ Beirne, Elaine Kamarck, Linda Chavez

Healthcare

Date: 04/09/1992
Program Number: 102
Panelists: Nina Totenberg, Karen DeWitt, Ellen Goodman, Mary Jane England

Featured Topics:

• Healthcare

• Campaign ’92 Trail Topics

• Arthur Asch & AIDS

The Economy

Date: 04/02/1992
Program Number: 101
Panelists: Julianne Malveaux, Linda Chavez, Kate O’Beirne, Dorthy Gilliam

Featured Topics:

• The Economy

• Supreme Court

• School Desegregation

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