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January 23, 1997 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anita F. Hill, the law school professor who sparked a national debate on sexual harassment with allegations against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, will spend the spring semester as a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, the university has announced.
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August 25, 2001 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Brock, the formerly conservative writer turned scourge of the conservative movement, said Friday that a protege of Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) who has been nominated as a U.S. district judge gave him confidential FBI files nearly 10 years ago for his book on the Clarence Thomas .versus Anita Faye Hill controversy. Brock filed a sworn statement with the Senate Judiciary Committee late Friday. On Monday, the panel is scheduled to hold a confirmation hearing for Judge Terry L.
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NEWS
October 6, 1991 | From Newsday
A University of Oklahoma law professor told the FBI last month that she was sexually harassed by Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas while working for him at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The White House said Saturday night that it had ordered a "full, thorough and expeditious" investigation of the allegation by the FBI on Sept 23. After reviewing the FBI's report, the White House "determined that the allegation was unfounded" said Deputy Press Secretary Judy Smith.
NEWS
July 3, 2001 | HOWARD KURTZ, WASHINGTON POST
David Brock, who made his name raking Anita Hill over the coals after the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, now says he lied--and he's sorry. The formerly right-wing author, in a forthcoming book, says he "lost my soul" in printing allegations he knew to be untrue. Brock writes that he was "dumping virtually every derogatory --and often contradictory--allegation I had collected on Hill into the vituperative mix."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1991 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stenciled sign on the door read, "Judge Hoerchner Dept. 7," but the gray metal desk that serves as her "bench" in the small Workers' Compensation Appeals Board courtroom in Norwalk was unoccupied Tuesday. Three lawyers sat at the Formica-topped attorneys' tables, but one of them was unaware that the low-key, unobtrusive judge who was supposed to hear his case had recently appeared before millions in connection with the most controversial Supreme Court nomination in U.S. history.
NEWS
October 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
Here are excerpts from Clarence Thomas' statement Friday evening before the Senate Judiciary Committee following Anita Faye Hill's testimony and excerpts from his questioning by committee members: Thomas: I would like to start by saying unequivocally, uncategorically, that I deny each and every single allegation against me today that suggested in any way that I had conversations of a sexual nature or about pornographic material with Anita Hill, that I ever attempted to date her, that I
NEWS
October 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
Here is the text of Anita Faye Hill's statement during Friday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: Mr. Chairman, Sen. Thurmond, members of the committee, my name is Anita F. Hill, and I am a professor of law at the University of Oklahoma. I was born on a farm in Okmulgee County, Okla., in 1956. I am the youngest of 13 children. I had my early education in Okmulgee County. My father, Albert Hill, is a farmer in that area. My mother's name is Erma Hill.
NEWS
August 10, 1992 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a thinly masked attack on the Bush Administration, Hillary Clinton on Sunday praised working mothers who have excelled while juggling maternal demands and said American women need "a helping hand" rather than a "lecture from Washington on family values." Addressing an awards luncheon sponsored by the American Bar Assn.
NEWS
October 14, 1991 | TRACY WOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Susan Jane Hoerchner, the college friend who testified Sunday in support of Anita Faye Hill, was a key corroborative witness earlier this year in a California sex harassment case that resulted in the presiding judge of the Norwalk Workers' Compensation Appeals Board stepping aside, state officials said.
NEWS
October 11, 1991 | DAVID G. SAVAGE and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a highly charged confrontation to be played out today before a national television audience, a second woman who worked with Clarence Thomas is expected to join law professor Anita Faye Hill in telling the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Supreme Court nominee made sexual comments to her while they worked together at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1998 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
News Corp. denied Monday that Chairman Rupert Murdoch personally pulled the plug on a TV movie project about the sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The movie was to be based on the 1994 book "Strange Justice," written by then-Wall Street Journal reporters Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson. Mayer now writes for the New Yorker and Abramson writes for the New York Times. News Corp.
NEWS
October 1, 1997 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Looking back, it's hard to believe it took just nine hours for Anita Faye Hill to ignite a national debate about men and women in the workplace. In only nine hours--an ordinary workday for most people, with commuting time thrown in--Hill succeeded in firmly planting the phrase "sexual harassment" onto the social landscape. While she was at it, she also managed to turn her own life upside down.
NEWS
January 23, 1997 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anita F. Hill, the law school professor who sparked a national debate on sexual harassment with allegations against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, will spend the spring semester as a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, the university has announced.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1995 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In her first public appearance since moving to Orange County, law professor Anita Hill told members of Planned Parenthood on Thursday that she believes welfare reform would not reduce teen-age pregnancies and that cutting aid to teen mothers is "shortsighted." Hill, who gained national attention during the confirmation process for U.S.
NEWS
May 9, 1994 | KAREN TUMULTY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Law professor Anita Faye Hill, whose accusations against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas put the sexual harassment issue at the national forefront, said Sunday that she saw both similarities and differences between her case and that of Paula Corbin Jones, who has filed a federal lawsuit charging President Clinton with the same offense.
NEWS
October 25, 1992 | DIANNE KLEIN
Harriett Wieder, 72 years old, life-long political insider, Republican stalwart in her fourth term as Orange County's only woman supervisor (still) . . . has had a feminist awakening. She calls herself a prototype: Woman of a certain age, raised in a certain atmosphere (nice girls don't offend), finally sees that men (not all of them nice) like running the world and aren't about to share power without a fight. Thank you, once again, Anita Hill.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 10, 1991 | CLAUDIA PUIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Local and national radio talk-show hosts said Wednesday that their phone lines have been jammed with people calling to discuss the issue of sexual harassment in the wake of allegations leveled against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. "It's been overwhelming," said Carole Hemingway of KGIL-AM (1260). "Never on any other subject have I had the response to an issue like this. Nothing. Not the Gulf War, the Soviet coup, the Challenger disaster.
NEWS
October 15, 1991 | RICH CONNELL and LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Texas businessman John N. Doggett III, who strode into the spotlight of the Clarence Thomas controversy to allege that Anita Faye Hill "fantasized" about him, is a bright, self-assured professional, but also given to self-promotion and pomposity, those who know him said Monday. The 43-year-old management consultant and part-time professor from Austin, Tex.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 12, 1992 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
It's now conventional wisdom that television coverage of Oklahoma University law professor Anita Hill--appearing powerless when verbally harassed by male U.S. Senators--was the catalyst for this political season's powerful surge of female candidates.
NEWS
August 12, 1992 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a single rhetorical blast, Vice President Dan Quayle on Tuesday renewed his battle with lawyers and derisively invoked the names of law professor Anita Faye Hill and Hillary Clinton, both of whom appeared at a legal convention last weekend in San Francisco.
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