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  • FILE - This Oct. 11, 1991 file photo shows University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Now, more than 20 years later, director Freida Mock explores Hill's landmark testimony and the resulting social and political changes in the documentary "Anita." (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)

    Anita Hill in spotlight again as new film opens

    It's been more than 22 years since Anita Hill sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee in that famous bright blue suit - one she could never bring herself to wear again - to make the sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas that transfixed a nation.

  • Anita Hill to screen documentary at OSU-Tulsa

    Anita Hill, who accused a U.S. Supreme Court nominee of sexual harassment, will take part in a question-and-answer session at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa later this month.

  • Anita Hill reflects on Senate hearings in `Anita'

    Anita Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made sexually inappropriate comments toward her, giving prominent exposure to the idea of sexual harassment. Hill was verbally attacked, and Thomas was confirmed.

  • Anita Hill poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Park City, Utah. Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Now, more than 20 years later, director Freida Mock explores Hill's landmark testimony and the resulting social and political changes in the documentary "Anita," premiering Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Victorial Will/Invision/AP)

    Anita Hill reflects on Senate hearings in 'Anita'

    Anita Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made sexually inappropriate comments toward her, giving prominent exposure to the idea of sexual harassment. Hill was verbally attacked, and Thomas was confirmed.

  • Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain talks to reporters on Nov. 14, 2011, before greeting supporters at a fundraising event before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings in Green Bay, Wis. (Associated Press)

    Cain's trouble with women voters threatens GOP bid

    In a matter of a week, Herman Cain referred to the House Democratic leader as "Princess Nancy" Pelosi, said presidential rival Michele Bachmann would be "tutti-frutti" ice cream and shrugged off a joke about Anita Hill.

  • Armstrong Williams (Courtesy of armstrongwilliams.com)

    WILLIAMS: Ginni Thomas' example of forgiveness

    Despite what the secular Left would have you believe, America is a nation of faith. Amazingly enough, that simple point is controversial today, at least among those in the mainstream media.

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  • Ms. Hill, who said she was standing by her testimony, contacted Brandeis' public safety office, which in turn informed the FBI.

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  • "I certainly thought the call was inappropriate," Ms. Hill said in a statement Tuesday night.

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