01-18-2013, 11:54 PM #1
Anita Hill reflects on Senate hearings in `Anita'
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Anita Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made sexually inappropriate comments toward her, giving prominent exposure to the idea of sexual harassment. Hill was verbally attacked, and Thomas was confirmed.
More than 20 years later, director Freida Mock explores Hill's landmark testimony and the resulting social and political changes in the documentary "Anita," premiering Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.........
Hill said she summoned the courage to testify against Thomas because of her love of the law.
"For me it was really about the court, and the integrity of the court was at stake," she said. "And for someone who is a lawyer and a law teacher who is looking at young people every day and saying, `Believe in the law, it's important, it's significant.'
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