Back in 1991, when a 35-year-old law professor named Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, it was Joe Biden who got to decide how to handle the allegation. Why does Hill think Biden failed her and all subsequent women who would bring a harassment allegation before the Senate? And what does Biden owe those women now, as he seeks the Democratic nomination for president?
Guest: Dahlia Lithwick, writer for Slate and host of the Amicus podcast.
Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin, with help from Samantha Lee.