Testimony in Congress - Journey from 1991 to 2018

Then (1991) -- Anita Hill testifies in Congress with allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court justice nominee Clarence Thomas. It was the first such hearing of its kind, and thanks to C-SPAN a little-discussed issue was brought to the national discussion.

Now, 27 years later, in the midst of the "Me Too" movement and near-daily exposure of high-profile sexual assault cases, the issue stands to have a permanent impact on every facet of American life. In years ahead, Dr. Christine Ford's testimony will likely be considered as pivotal as Anita Hill's has been since 1991.

   Anita Hill on the left and Christine Ford on the right

Anita Hill on the left and Christine Ford on the right