Search Results for: Laura Sydell

Aug 1 1992

Clarence the Credible

How Journalists Blew the Thomas Story

News media repeatedly told the U.S. public that Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas were two equally credible people with conflicting stories. And if we believe the polls, most of the country found his version more persuasive. But if the press had given the public more information, would they have doubted Thomas? Numerous stories that raised questions about Thomas’ credibility were known to the press during the hearings–many of which never saw the light of day until after his confirmation. The other women Anita Hill was not the only women to allege that she had been sexually harassed by Thomas. Angela […]