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The Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill Controversy in a Minute
The story of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy is the focus of a new film, Confirmation , premiering Saturday on HBO. On July 1, 1991 President George H.W. Bush nominated Thomas to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court. Thomas seemed well on his way to being confirmed by the Senate until
Thomas Criticizes Broken Confirmation Process for High Court
Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court confirmation process is an example of how the nation's capital is "broken in some ways"
Today in History
Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 15, the 289th day of 2016. There are 77 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 15, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill creating the U.S. Department of Transportation. The revolutionary Black Panther Party was founded by
5 Familiar Names (and Faces) You'll Recognize in 'Confirmation'
While there are a bevy of familiar television stars in HBO's upcoming movie "Confirmation," one of the most startling revelations is the sheer number of familiar names among the characters. The drama portrays the confirmation hearing process for Clarence Thomas and the sexual harassment allegations
'Confirmation': Kerry Washington Says Clarence Thomas Hearings Would Be Different If Anita Hill Were White
Kerry Washington plays Anita Hill , the law professor thrust into the national spotlight when she accused then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his 1991 confirmation hearings, in the new HBO film, "Confirmation." Although the film centers on gender issues,
How Kerry Washington's 'Scandal' Character Inspired Her to Become a Mom
Olivia Pope may have decided against becoming a mom on the hit show "Scandal," but star Kerry Washington still found inspiration in the character she plays to become a mom herself. "Even though Olivia Pope has obviously made the decision that she is not a mom, playing her made me feel like I could
Meet the 8 Sitting Supreme Court Justices
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia 's unexpected death Feb. 13 has left eight justices remaining on the bench. President Obama is considering his options for Scalia's replacement, but Senate Republicans have vowed to block any nomination until after the presidential election, increasing the
Kerry Washington Shares the 1st Image of Herself as Anita Hill in 'Confirmation'
Kerry Washington just shared the first photo of herself as Anita Hill . The actress will channel the attorney and law professor in the HBO movie, "Confirmation." "Dear @HBO, Thank you for the profound opportunity of getting to inhabit Anita Hill and help tell this story! Yours Truly, K-Dub (aka
Ousted Times Editor Tells Grads She's Just Like Them - Looking for a Job
Ousted New York Times editor Jill Abramson talked openly of her firing from the newspaper to laughter and applause today in her commencement address to Wake Forest University’s class of 2014. “What’s next for me? I don’t know, so I’m in exactly the same boat...