Supreme Court / Thomas Confirmation Hearings / The Afterlife / Television "Situation Commentary" #132515
ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The afterlife of the Senate confirmation hearing in which law professor Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment examined; scenes shown from "situation commentary" in an episode of television show "Designing Women" in which the characters debate the Hill-Thomas debate. ["Los Angeles Times" television critic Howard ROSENBERG - says comedies trivialize serious topics.] Scenes shown of "People" magazine cover of Thomas and his wife.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Muller, Judy
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