Joseph Biden on the Thomas-Hill Sexual Harassment Hearings and related media

Joseph Biden on the Thomas-Hill Sexual Harassment Hearings

Just days before the final vote confirming Judge Clarence Thomas' appointment to the Supreme Court, Anita Hill's sexual harassment allegations against Thomas were leaked to the press, prompting the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold investigative hearings from October 11 to 13, 1991. Chairman Sen. Joseph Biden defends the committee against criticism that the accusations were not addressed prior to the leak.

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