172Feb 9, 2013
Family and Medical Leave Act
Judith Lichtman talked about about the Family and Medical Leave Act, and her organization’s role in crafting the act, which was passed in 1998. Topics included what the act accomplished, the ...
233Jul 31, 2012
Women's Health Care Coverage
Senator Barb Mikulski (D-MD), Secretary Sebelius, and other members of Congress spoke to reporters about new health care coverage that guarantees women will receive, at no cost, an annual ...
421Jun 5, 2012
Gender Pay Equality Bill
Judith Lichtman and Sabrina Schaeffer discussed possible ramifications from the Senate’s Gender Pay Equality Bill. Guests took viewer questions via phone.
10Dec 20, 2002
Civil Rights Issues
The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and other ...
63Jun 14, 2001
Women Role Models
Ms. Myers was honored as a role model for women and spoke about her job as White House press secretary. Other women spoke who have influential careers. A brief video was shown ...
17Mar 2, 2000
Patients Rights Legislation
Senators and others briefed the media on recent effort to create a patient’s bill of rights.
This proposed legislation would protect managed care recipients from insurance company ...
26Mar 1, 2000
Patient's Rights Legislation
Health care advocates spoke to reporters about their meeting with President Clinton in which they offered their support for managed health care reform known as the “patients' bill of ...
9Nov 1, 1999
Gender Gap Survey
Analysts announced the results of a poll conducted to show public officials and candidates that U.S. citizens want a change in federal budget priorities. The poll was not limited to ...
32Oct 29, 1999
Participants talked to reporters about their support of the President’s announcement regarding medical-record confidentiality. They stressed the importance of this privacy for all ...
9Sep 29, 1999
Treasury Appropriations Legislation
Participants talked to reporters about their reaction to the Treasury and Postal Service appropriations bill that was signed into law by President Clinton. They focused on the benefits provided ...