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Norton to Discuss the Week’s Top Topics on PBS’ ‘To the Contrary,’ This Weekend

Oct 6, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who generally appears every other week on the PBS series “To The Contrary,” can be seen on this week’s show on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. (WHUT), and on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (WETA).  The program, which airs nationally, is shown at different times depending on the local station and includes two conservative and progressive panelists who discuss hot topics of the day.  Local listings can be found here.  Norton appears regularly with host Bonnie Erbé on the program, which covers political topics and emerging controversial issues.

This week’s topics include women and guns following the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the Trump administration’s decision to restrict the Affordable Care Act’s mandate to provide contraception without cost sharing by allowing employers and insurers to claim a religious or moral exemption.