Speaking Truth to Power

Speaking Truth to Power

Anita Hill

See the recent HBO motion picture affirmation in regards to the Clarence Thomas hearings, starring Kerry Washington within the position of Anita Hill—then learn Hill’s personal lifestyles story.

After her fabulous testimony within the Clarence Thomas hearings, Anita Hill ceased to be a personal citizen and have become a public determine on the white-hot middle of an extreme nationwide debate on how women and men relate to one another within the office. that discuss ended in ground-breaking courtroom judgements and significant shifts in company rules that experience had a profound influence on our lives--and on Anita Hill's existence. Now, with awesome perception and overall candor, Anita Hill displays on occasions prior to, in the course of, and after the hearings, supplying for the 1st time an entire account that sheds startling new gentle in this watershed event.

Only after studying her relocating recollection of her formative years on her family's Oklahoma farm will we absolutely relish the values that enabled her to resist the cruel scrutiny she persevered through the hearings and for years later on. simply after examining her particular narrative of the Senate Judiciary lawsuits can we achieve a brand new realizing of ways Washington--and the media--rush to judgment. And basically after getting to know the non-public toll of this wrenching ordeal, and the way Hill copes, will we achieve new admire for this outstanding woman.

Here is a extremely important paintings that enables us to appreciate why Anita Hill did what she did, and thereby brings solution to 1 of the main debatable episodes in our nation's historical past.

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