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Anita Hill: Believing

Sat 10 Sep, 10am

In 1991, law professor Anita Hill testified to sexual harassment from then US Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, who has since become a central figure in overturning abortion rights in the US. Her new book, Believing, tells the story of a decades-long reckoning with a culture of harassment and gender violence, drawing on her years as a teacher, legal scholar and advocate. She appears live from Boston with on-stage interviewer Sarah Krasnostein to discuss her story.

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