18Apr 20, 1998
Civil Rights at the Crossroads
Panelists discussed the present and future direction of the civil rights movement. They discussed tactics of civil rights advocates of the past and how the arguments and issues have changed ...
17Nov 6, 1997
1997 Frontrunner Awards
Each year the Sara Lee Foundation honors women for their achievements in government, the arts, business and humanities by presenting the Frontrunner Awards. Justice O’Connor, ...
23Feb 21, 1997
Secretary of Labor Confirmation
After meeting with Erskine Bowles, representatives of women’s, labor and other groups talked to reporters. They stressed their support for President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor ...
19Jun 23, 1994
Women's Health Care
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed health care reform and other issues at a Women’s Legal Defense Fund lunchoen. The luncheon was held to honor the 20th anniversary of the ...
11Jun 3, 1993
Assistant Attorney General Nomination
Representatives of several civil rights and minority organizations spoke in a news conference to criticize the decision of President Clinton to withdraw the nomination of law professor Lani Guinier ...
14Jun 3, 1993
Assistant Attorney General Nomination
Representatives of several women’s groups spoke in a news conference to support the nomination of law professor Lani Guinier to Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department of ...
16Mar 9, 1993
Attorney General Confirmation Hearing
The guests discussed the issues involved in the Janet Reno confirmation hearings as she seeks to become attorney general.
85Feb 5, 1993
Family and Medical Leave Signing Ceremony
President Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Bill. It was passed by Congress yesterday and is the first piece of legislation that President Clinton has signed into law. After the ...
32Jan 22, 1993
Family and Medical Leave Legislation
The committee met to consider a bill that would provide workers with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a sick child or family member.
83Jun 29, 1992
Reaction to Planned Parenthood v. Casey
Representatives of several pro-choice organizations participated in a news conference at the Center for Reproductive Policy and Law to express their negative views on the decision of the Supreme ...
96Oct 23, 1991
Women in the Workplace: The Glass Ceiling
The first six minutes of the hearing are missing. The committee heard testimony on the presence of a "glass ceiling", possibly a barrier of prejudice preventing women from rising to high ...
68Sep 17, 1991
Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 6, Part 4
The witnesses testified in strong opposition to the Supreme Court confirmation of Judge Clarence Thomas. They were concerned about Judge Thomas' failure to address the issue of abortion.
162Sep 17, 1991
Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 6, Part 3
Mr. Griswold and Mr. Brown opposed the confirmation of Judge Thomas, saying he has a poor civil rights record. Mr. Calabresi testified in support of Judge Thomas.
7Sep 10, 1991
Thomas Confirmation Hearing Reaction
Ms. Lichtman discussed her reasons for opposition to Judge Thomas' nomination to the Supreme Court.
7Jul 30, 1991
Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination
The organization’s opinion of the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court was expressed. The organization, founded in 1971, was created to promote policies that improve ...
18Jun 21, 1991
Luncheon Honoring Senator Mikulski
The Women’s Legal Defense Fund honored Sen. Barbara Mikulski at their twentieth anniversary luncheon. The Women’s Legal Defense Fund was organized in 1971 to promote issues of ...
11May 16, 1990
Civil Rights Legislation
40Feb 20, 1990
Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 2
The House Education and Labor Committee met with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights to hear testimony on the Civil Rights Act of 1990.
30Jan 22, 1990
Capitol Hill Issues Briefing on Abortion
The National Abortion Rights Action League Executive and others gathered for a briefing on abortion issues facing the second session of the 101st Congress.
13Jul 20, 1989
The committee continues consideration of the nomination of William Lucas to the top civil rights position in the Justice Department. Rep. Conyers reappears before the committee to rescind ...
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