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Reuters [Photograph of Clarence Thomas during confirmation hearing]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09741.08 Author/Creator: Reuters Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 10 September 1991 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One press photograph of Clarence Thomas dated September 10, 1991. Image is a side portrait of Thomas during his confirmation hearing. On reverse side are newspaper clippings pasted. The text refers to Thomas's stance on abortion, "he wants to shield woman from the torture of unsafe, back-alley abortions."

People: Thomas, Clarence, 1948-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentSupreme CourtAbortionNominationConstitution

Sub Era: Facing the New Millennium

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