Strange Justice: Discussion
1. Why was the (first) Bush administration so anxious to appoint Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court?
2. What was Thomas’s background? Why was he a controversial nominee?
3. What are the arguments in Strange Justice?
How does it approach its subject?
Who is the main character here? Why?
What is the film’s position toward:
The Senate Judiciary Committee?
4. How does the film use and extend the characteristics we’ve discussed of MOW docudrama?