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San Diego, California / Women In Politics / Thomas Hearings / Hill #335916

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 16, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) Impact of law professor Anita Hill's testimony at Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearings on women in politics featured; scenes shown of Hill's appearance at a women's political forum in San Diego. [HILL, Stanford Medical School Dr. Frances CONLEY - speak at forum.] Women politicians said to be capitalizing on political momentum created by Hill's appearance at Thomas' hearings; excerpt shown from Representative Barbara Boxer's campaign ad. [Women's campaign fund Jane DANOWITZ, Iowa state senator Jean LLOYD-JONES, Rutgers University Ruth MANDEL, political analyst Sherry Bebitch JEFFE - comment on political momentum created by Hill.] Hill said to dismiss suggestions that she plans to run for office.

Allen, Ron;
Schieffer, Bob

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