Anita Faye Hill is an American lawyer and academic. She is a university professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at Brandeis University and a faculty member of the university's Heller School for Social Policy and Management. She became a national figure in 1991 when she accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, her supervisor at the United States Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, of sexual harassment.
Battle over the Supreme Court Correspondent Martha Teichner looks back at Anita Hill's testimony during the confirmation hearing of Clarence Thomas, and talks with NPR's Nina Totenberg and historian.. CBS News - Published
"I did what my conscience told me I had to do, and you cannot fail when you do that." That's what Anita Hill tells Ed Bradley regarding her testimony before a Senate committee, in which she accused.. CBS News - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Congress OK's U.S. military force against Iraq; Former President Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize; Anita Hill accuses Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas; Second.. USATODAY.com - Published