senate confirmation hearing

  • October 10, 2011  

    Twenty years ago, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ Senate confirmation process sparked a national debate about sexual harassment when Anita Hill, his former special assistant, accused him of inappropriate behavior. Gwen Ifill and Hill discuss her new book, “Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home.” Continue reading

  • January 15, 2009  

    Attorney General nominee Eric Holder answered questions at his Senate confirmation hearing on wiretapping, defining torture, and his involvement in the Clinton Administration’s controversial pardons. Analysts probe the major issues of Holder’s hearing. Continue reading