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TTC Extra: Republicans and Abortion

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To The Contrary
PBS


According to reports, Republican women think they can woo voters by talking about abortion. They see their victory in the Hobby Lobby case as proof that this is a winning issue for the right. PANEL: Focus Point Host Avis Jones DeWeever, RH Reality Check Editor Erin Matson, The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Continue


Obama & Border Crisis; Gay Rights; Teach a Woman to Fish

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To The Contrary
PBS


Obama & Border Crisis: The President spars with Congress on how to handle the immigration crisis. Gay Rights: A teacher says discrimination based on sexual orientation is the same as gender discrimination. Teach a Woman to Fish: Ritu Sharma of Women Thrive Worldwide on why helping women can help entire communities. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Francesca Chambers, Patrice Lee, Patricia Sosa Continue


USAID & Maternal Health; Abortion & Film; PAST Act

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To The Contrary
PBS


USAID & Maternal Health: The agency is spending more money on saving mothers and children. Abortion & Film: "Obvious Child" depicts abortion in a rare light by movie standards. PAST Act: The law the US Humane Society says will stop cruelty against horses. PANEL: Megan Beyer, Nicole Kurokawa Neily, Erica Williams SImon, Holly Hazard Continue


Nigerian Schoolgirls; Teen Pregnancy Lows; Infertility

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To The Contrary
PBS


Nigeria's Schoolgirls: U.S. women senators call for action on the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls. Teen Pregnancy Lows: Teen pregnancy and abortion reach record lows. Infertility: The pros and cons of the infertility industry. PANELISTS: Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan, Women Thrive Worldwide President Ritu Sharma, Republican Strategist Rina Shah, Host of Focus Point Avis Jones DeWeever Continue


Author Philip Yancey

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The "Christianity Today" editor-at-large describes his new text, "The Question That Never Goes Away," in which he shares how to face challenges to faith. Continue


TTC Extra: The Perfect Man and Woman?

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To The Contrary
PBS


Men and women's perception of the "perfect" body varies, according to a new poll conducted by a lingerie company. PANEL: Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood Continue


The Devil That Never Dies

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The Open Mind
PBS


Political scientist and historian Daniel Jonah Goldhagen discusses his disturbing new book, "The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Anti-Semitism." Continue


TTC Extra: "Whining" About The Pay Gap?

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To The Contrary
PBS


The head of a Conservative PAC says women are "too busy" to care about the pay gap, while a Republican lawmaker lawmakers argued that bills that address the gender pay gap make women look like “whiners”. PANEL: The New Agenda’s Amy Siskind, President, Gloucester Institute Kay Coles James, NPR host Avis Jones DeWeever, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Continue


Jehane Noujaim - Director of The Square

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To The Contrary
PBS


Jehane Noujaim talks about Egypt's past and future and the making of her Oscar-nominated documentary The Square. In the film she follows a group of Egyptian protestors in Tahrir Square. Continue


Can the Curia Be Reformed?

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FRONTLINE
PBS


Pope Francis has set his sights on reforming the Vatican's vast bureaucracy, but can he succeed where others have failed? Continue


Clinton vs. Warren; Hobby Lobby; Female Genital Mutilation

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To The Contrary
PBS


Clinton vs. Warren: Elizabeth Warren is being touted as a possible “spoiler” against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Hobby Lobby: The Green family who owns the craft store chain aims to build a bible museum in Washington, DC. Female Genital Mutilation: The cultural tradition is an American problem. PANEL: Cari Dominguez, Debra Carnahan, Darlene Kennedy, Anushay Hossain Continue


Pope Francis picks new leader for troubled Vatican Bank

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Vatican officials announced that Pope Francis will replace top management of the Vatican Bank, plagued for years by scandals involving corruption, money laundering and mismanagement. Hari Sreenivasan talks to John Allen of The Boston Globe about the Pope’s new strategy for reforming the bank, as well as his recent meeting with victims of sexual abuse. Continue


Home Births; Pope Francis; Hillary Clinton & World Bank

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To The Contrary
PBS


Home Births: A new reality show chronicles women having babies in the wild. Pope Francis: The pontiff says couples should have children, not raise pets. Hillary Clinton & World Bank: Clinton and other leaders weigh in on the economic advantages of empowering women. PANEL: Erin Matson; Karin Agness; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Linda Chavez Continue


The Oath: Salim Imprisoned

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POV
PBS


Prisoner Salim Hamdan is shown on grainy video footage from a jail cell in Afghanistan in November 2001. Seventeen months later, Hamdan is imprisoned in Guantánamo and writes a letter to his brother-in-law. Continue


Confidence Gap; Sex Assault Normalized; Jesus Feminist

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To The Contrary
PBS


Confidence Gap: Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Sexual Assault: Young people report seeing harassment as normal. Behind the Headlines: Jesus Feminist. Why this author says the term is not a contradiction. PANEL: Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood Continue


Carter & Religion; Marriage & Divorce; Cindy Chupack

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To The Contrary
PBS


Jimmy Carter & Religion: The former president says most religions are sexist. Marriage & Divorce: why millennials want to get married, but aren't. Behind the Headlines: Cindy Chupack, an award-winning screenwriter, on women and humor. PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Debra Carnahan, Anushay Hossain; Rina Shah Continue


MetroFocus Interview with Simon Schama

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The Story of the Jews
PBS


MetroFocus correspondent Rafael Pi Roman sits down with Simon Schama to discuss his five-part documentary series, The Story of the Jews. Continue


After Tiller - Trailer

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POV
PBS


Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in 2009, only four doctors in the country openly provide late abortions. With unprecedented access, After Tiller goes inside the lives of these physicians working at the center of the storm. Continue


Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga: The Church Needs "Fresh Air"

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FRONTLINE
PBS


"It's necessary to open the windows in the church because we need fresh air," says Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga. Continue


Pope Francis In His Own Words

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FRONTLINE
PBS


Pope Francis has charmed millions with his personal humility, his emphasis on caring for the poor, and his stance that the church must not obsess over divisive social issues. Continue


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