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For Anita Hill, The Clarence Thomas Hearings Haven't Really Ended

10/08/2011 12:35 am 00:35:12 | Updated Dec 07, 2011

Twenty years ago, when Anita Hill returned home from the contentious Senate hearings during which she accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, people told her not to worry — her name would be forgotten in a matter of months.

But two things have become clear this week as she has re-entered the debate: The raw tensions over race, gender and politics raised by the hearings have not been forgotten. And Anita Hill is acting like a woman who wants her name remembered.

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