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Reuters [Press photograph of Clarence Thomas and George H.W. Bush at a press conference]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09741.06 Author/Creator: Reuters Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 01 July 1991 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 23.8 x 17.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One press photograph of Clarence Thomas speaking to the press shortly after being nominated for the Supreme Court. Standing next to him was President George H.W. Bush. There are red markings on the photograph around Thomas's face. Wire transfer information states that the image was taken after Bush announced Thomas's nomination to the Supreme Court. Also mentions that the White House released a statement confirming that Thomas had smoked marijuana in college.

People: Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Bush, George H.W., 1924-2018

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentSupreme CourtPresidentNomination

Sub Era: Facing the New Millennium

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