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Entries by Marcia G. Yerman from 08/2008

Frozen River: Breaking Through the Summer Pack

| Posted 08.01.2008 | Entertainment

"Smart movies like Frozen River are an alternative" says Sony Pictures co-president Tom Bernard. "We never try to win the weekend... we try to win the war."

Women Tapping Technology

| Posted 08.08.2008 | Media

My focus at "Rebooting the System" was to learn how technology was impacting women's issues, the dissemination of information, and the role that women were playing in this arena.

Elizabeth Edwards: A Conflicted Heroine

| Posted 08.09.2008 | Politics

Elizabeth Edwards will get through this. We have seen her grit and fortitude in the past. What the public will be questioning, when they go deeper than their initial reaction of empathy, will be what role she played in how this crisis was handled.

MSNBC Coverage of Obama & McCain Spouses

| Posted 08.11.2008 | Media

Viewers got a breakdown of polls in "three states" where Cindy McCain was leading Michelle Obama as the preferred choice for First Lady.

Lifetime Every Woman Counts Poll Takes the Pulse of Women Voters

| Posted 08.21.2008 | Politics

One of the groups that will be a deciding factor in the selection of the next president, is women... who comprise more than half of the United States electorate.

The Democratic Convention...and a Front Seat to Women's Issues

| Posted 08.24.2008 | Politics

Hillary Clinton didn't clinch the nomination, yet her impact on the process has been indisputable. There is a great deal for women to celebrate.

Feminists Are the Majority

| Posted 08.26.2008 | Politics

According to CNN over half the delegates to the DNC are women. Here are some of the events created for women for the Convention.

Progressive Conversations Create a Sea Change

| Posted 08.27.2008 | Politics

Victoria Hopper and Jamie McGurk decided that with all the progressive movers and shakers that were going to be assembled in Denver, an opportunity to create a meaningful dialogue was presenting itself.

For VP Choice -- Majority of Women Voters Say Gender Does Not Matter

| Posted 08.29.2008 | Politics

Ironically, the statistics gathered showed that selecting a woman for the number two position would result in a net negative for McCain.