Clarence Thomas

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Justice Clarence Thomas

Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President George H. W. Bush and was confirmed on Oct. 23, 1991. A compilation of Washington Post coverage of Thomas is below.

Justice Clarence Thomas settles scores in an angry and vivid forthcoming memoir, scathingly condemning the media, the Democratic senators who opposed his nomination to the Supreme Court, and the "mob" of liberal elites and activist groups that he says desecrated his life.
 
A Justice's Goals (Post, October 15, 2007, Page A15)
 
Let Me Be the Judge: A Supreme Court justice recounts a difficult ascent. (Post, October 7, 2007, Page BW02)
 
Memoirs Are Made of This: A Book Bash for Justice Clarence Thomas (Post, October 4, 2007, Page C01)
 
To Cite a 'Mockingbird': Justice Thomas Casts His Ordeal in a Literary Light (Post, October 1, 2007, Page C01)
 
Justice Thomas's Life A Tangle of Poverty, Privilege and Race (Post, April 22, 2007, Page A01)
 
Doubting Thomas: The rise of the Supreme Court's most controversial justice. (Post, April 22, 2007, Page BW05)
 
CLARENCE THOMAS : The Record of a Justice: Jurist Embraces Image as a Hard-Line Holdout (Post, October 11, 2004, Page A01)
 
Clarence Thomas: The Style of a Justice: Narrowly Defined Image Belies Jurist's Quiet Clout (Post, October 10, 2004, Page A01)
 
Senate Confirms Thomas By 52 to 48 to Succeed Marshall on Supreme Court (Post, October 16, 1991, Page A01)
 
Cry of "Lynching" Opens Wounds: Thomas's Words Evoke a Range of Emotions Among Blacks in Area (Post, October 13, 1991, Page A01)
 
Hill Describes Details of Alleged Harassment: Thomas Categorically Denies All Her Charges; Court Nominee Calls Ordeal 'Lynching for Uppity Blacks' (Post, October 12, 1991, Page A01)
 
Decorum Is a Victim as Tempers Boil Over: Committee Members Scold One Another (Post, August 13, 1991, Page A01)
 

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