Twenty years since the hearings to confirm Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, Anita Hill has returned to Washington. Hill says that her role in the hearings was worthwhile. The hearings served as a catalyst for public debate over sexual harassment in the United States and changed the rules of the American workplace.
“I could not be happier than I am right now because I know that the testimony, no matter whatever anyone says, and no matter who sits on the bench today, I know that the testimony was not in vain,” says Hill.
Anita Hill, now a professor at Brandeis University, spoke at Georgetown in Washington.