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Kerry Washington recalls being 'immersed' in Anita Hill investigation at center of HBO's 'Confirmation'

Kerry Washington recalls being 'immersed' in Anita Hill investigation at center of HBO's 'Confirmation'

Kerry Washington was just 14 when the groundbreaking Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas investigation riveted a nation.

Now the woman best known for bringing Washington to its knees each week as the go-to Beltway fixer in the ABC hit "Scandal" finds herself playing the woman who shook up the political class in HBO's "Confirmation."

Washington portrays Hill in the film that covers the 1991 monumental sexual harassment allegations that changed the way we talk about victims rights and race relations. Hill, a young African American law professor, was thrust into the spotlight after she accused her former boss and Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas (Wendell Pierce)...

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