To The Contrary

February 25, 2011

02/25/2011 | 24m 40s

The Obama administration comes out in support of gay marriage. Are majority-female unions and programs benefitng women being unfairly besieged in state and national budget battles? In her new memoir, Carole Simpson, the first African-American woman to anchor a major network newscast, talks about her career and the challenges of racism and sexism in journalism.

Aired: 02/25/11

Rating: NR

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Funding for TO THE CONTRARY is provided by Sam's Club and the Life Technologies Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Colcom Foundation, the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, and the Sanofi-Aventis Foundation.