Rep. Carolyn  Maloney (D-NY) Jennifer Higgins Jennifer  Marshall
Angela McGlowan Eleanor  Smeal Keli Goff
Carly Fiorina Cynthia Nixon Mandy Moore
Joy-Anne Reid Erica  Williams Simon Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Jillian Michaels Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton Debra Carnahan
Jennifer Garner Cheri Jacobus Darlene Kennedy
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Rep. Yvette  Clarke (D-NY) Priscilla Presley
Christina  Hoff Sommers Manal Omar Gov. Mary  Fallin (R-OK)

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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