This edition: Kerry Washington, Anita Hill
Original tape date: April 8, 2016.
First aired: April 15, 2016.
Don’t miss award–winning actress and executive producer Kerry Washington and professor, lawyer and author Anita Hill, played by the “Scandal” star in the new HBO film “Confirmation.” Debuting on HBO on Saturday, April 16, the drama tells the real–life story of the 1991 Supreme Court hearing to confirm Judge Clarence Thomas, at which Hill testified that Thomas sexually harassed her when he was her supervisor. The hearing was a pivotal moment in history, galvanizing the public’s awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace, women’s rights and race relations. Interviewed by New York Times culture reporter Melena Ryzik.