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The Need to address race, class and ethnicity in law and politics / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney.

Program Title:
The Need to address race, class and ethnicity in law and politics / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney.
PRA Archive #: 
PZ0201.02
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Five part retrospective a year after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confronation during the Thomas Conformation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The programs are comprised of hearing actualities and highlights from the recent conference held at Georgetown University concerning changes in race, gender and power over the last year.|THE NEED TO ADDRESS RACE, CLASS AND ETHNICITY IN LAW AND POLITICS / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney. SERIES: Race, gender and power in America| no. 2 Five part retrospective a year after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confronation during the Thomas Conformation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The programs are comprised of hearing actualities and highlights from the recent conference held at Georgetown University concerning changes in race, gender and power over the last year. CONTENT: On the need for men and women of all backgrounds to work together to address judical roadblocks and political obstacles. The women's movement, traditionally organized by white women, must broaden its base of support. The attitude of Senators Hatch and Specter during Anita Hill's testimony was that of defense attorney for Thomas. There is only a 9% representation of women in the Federal Judicial system, but this misrepresentation has been called into question since the Hill-Thomas confrontation. RECORDED: 16 Oct. 1992. !!RESTRICTICTED DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS -- NO CASSETTE SALES!!

On the need for men and women of all backgrounds to work together to address judical roadblocks and political obstacles. The women's movement, traditionally organized by white women, must broaden its base of support. The attitude of Senators Hatch and Specter during Anita Hill's testimony was that of defense attorney for Thomas. There is only a 9% representation of women in the Federal Judicial system, but this misrepresentation has been called into question since the Hill-Thomas confrontation. 506 Restricted distribution rights. No cassette sales.

Date Recorded on: 
16 Oct. 1992.
Date Broadcast on: 
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Item duration: 
1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|29:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
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