TITLE

WASHINGTON DIARIST

AUTHOR(S)
Hertzberg, Hendrik
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Republic;11/4/91, Vol. 205 Issue 19, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the confirmation of the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court despite a sexual harassment claim by law professor Anita Hill. Argument of Thomas that Hill had misinterpreted his clumsy attempts at courtship and ribald humor; Conspiracy of "interest groups" to program Hill with a racist story pieced together from bits of old law cases and novels; Reasons that were believed strong enough for the Senate to reject Thomas' nomination.
ACCESSION #
12082821

 

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