Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.
It only takes one voice to change history.
Did You Know?
While filming this movie, Kerry Washington was still a regular on the TV show Scandal, on which she plays a political "fixer" modeled on the real-life self-dubbed "crisis management expert" Judy Smith. Smith is depicted as a character (played by Kristen Ariza) in this movie; during the era depicted in Confirmation, Smith was the G. H. W. Bush administration's White House Deputy Press Secretary and played a large role in countering Anita Hill's claims of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas in the media. See more
@ about 1:36 Greg Kinnear, playing right-handed Joe Biden signs a document with his left hand. See more
Why are you doing this?
I've got students more qualified than Thomas. Plus, I believe you.
What about tenure?
Hell, in 24 hours, I'll be able to get any job I want. Fuck tenure.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.98