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Panelists discuss the future of education and the efficacy of standardized testing for teachers. Then, public breastfeeding by an American University professor during lecture sparks controversy. Behind the Headlines: Roslyn Brock. The youngest Chair of NAACP leads the organization into the 21st century.
Women dominated the Democratic National Convention, but will they turn up to vote for President Obama. Behind the Headlines: GOP and Equality. A new organization, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, wants their party to be more flexible on marriage equality to appeal to younger voters.
With the GOP Convention over, the Republicans take their message on the road as the Democrats head to Charlotte to nominate President Obama as their candidate. Then, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis defends the administration with a Labor Day interview on women and jobs.
Panelists discuss how the new Republican Party platform and the remarks of Republican Rep. Todd Akin about rape and pregnancy resulting from rape will impact the Republican Convention. Then, we turn to new data showing full-time working moms are healthier than part-time working and stay at home moms. And, Behind the Headlines: cost of hope. One woman shares her journey of navigating the health care system during her husband's terminal illness.
Panelists discuss whether women's health is a winning issue this election year as women heat up the campaign trail. Then, we turn to a new study that shows having female managers may not help women employees get ahead. And, Behind the Headlines: Jennifer Garner. The star of "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" talks about the movie and her work with Save the Children.
Panelists discuss the changes to women's health care going into effect this week, and why some women may be confused at their next check-up. Then, we turn to a new study showing married male bosses with stay-at-home wives may be biased against female employees. And, Behind the Headlines: petitionining women. Three teenagers start an online petition to get a female presidential debate moderator.
Panelists discuss if the Aurora Colorado theater tragedy has reignited the debate over gun control. Then, North Dakota's Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp talks about the record breaking number of women running for office this year. And, Behind the Headlines: Strong! A new documentary about women weightlifters timed to release with the start of the 2012 Olympics.
Panelists discuss Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's new pregnant CEO and what her hiring means for women. Then, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on why data isn't boring in efforts to empower women around the world. And, Behind the Headlines: Meghan McCain. The young Republican on why she's a feminist and socially liberal.
Panelists discuss the shocking video of an Afghan woman's execution by the Taliban. Then, a first for women and the Olympics? And, Behind the Headlines: BPA. A plastic by-product that's everywhere and rasing health concerns.
Panelists discuss how the Supreme Court's ruling on the healthcare law impacts women's health. Then, can in-vitro fertilization reverse women's biological clock? And, behind the headlines: Human Trafficking. The challenges of combatting a international crime that experts call modern-day slavery.
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To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé
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