Published February 1, 1998
by Westview Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||308|
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Oct 01, · Speaking Truth to Power is a watershed work of honesty and simplicity. One greatly overlooked point explains how she came to the attention of the Senate Committee overseeing the confirmation of Clarence Thomas as Supreme Court Justice. She was sought out because of common knowledge of her experiences by several Washington "insiders".Cited by: About Speaking Truth to Power. Twenty-six years before the #metoo movement, Anita Hill sparked a national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace. After her astonishing testimony in the Clarence Thomas hearings, Anita Hill ceased to be a private citizen and became a public figure at the white-hot center of an intense national debate on how men and women relate to each other in. Oct 03, · This is a POWERFUL little book. Entertaining, empowering and uncompromising, it offers inspiration and practical help to people who want to speak out at a time when many of us feel the world isn't listening. It will help you dig deep and speak up. Speaking truth to power takes courage.5/5(2). Dec 22, · "Speaking truth to power means comforting the afflicted, and afflicting the comfortable. None of us has a monopoly on the truth. There is the truth, and there is the way to the truth. We must be humble enough to accept that we only know the truth that we know, at any given point on our life's journey. But the truth that we do know, we must Author: Jade Greear.