CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1991 |
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.
October 12, 1991 |
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
October 12, 1991 |
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.
August 10, 1992 |
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.
October 14, 1991 |
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.
October 11, 1991 |
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.