All eyes are on the Senate Judiciary hearing with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s. Kavanaugh says it never happened. We talk about the guidelines for questioning someone who claims to have been sexually assaulted. And consider the psychological impact of this hearing on other women who’ve been assaulted themselves.
Analyzing the historical Kavanaugh-Ford hearing
From this Episode:
What happened during the Ford-Kavanaugh hearing?
Christine Blasey Ford said she’s 100 percent confident that it was Brett Kavanaugh who assaulted her 30 years ago, disputing suggestions from some Republican lawmakers that...
Questioning Christine Blasey Ford
Senate Republicans did not question Christine Blasey Ford or Brett Kavanaugh themselves. They didn’t want the optics of 11 white men questioning a woman about claims of...
Trauma survivors cope with Kavanaugh saga
Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony was full of difficult moments. It’s wrenching to listen to, and even more so for people who have been victims of assault or harassment.
CEO Simon Woods on the LA Phil’s 100th season and what’s next
The LA Phil is celebrating its 100th anniversary. There’s a big gala downtown tonight, and a huge street party of sorts on Sunday. Adding to that excitement: the LA Phil has...