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Anita Hill (1991)

There is nothing new under the sun.

One way to understand the Ford/Kavanaugh controversy is to recall the Hill/Thomas struggle. Here is a brief excerpt from a  contemporary account:

According to sources who’ve seen the (1991) FBI report, nothing in it contradicted Hill’s story except nominee Thomas, who denied any harassment.–National Public Radio

Thomas’ nomination was nevertheless confirmed.

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