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Anita Hill to advise Rose Art Museum

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Brandeis professor Anita Hill is among five new members of the Rose Art Museum’s board of advisers. Hill, who may be best known for the testimony she provided at Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, is joined by Lazar Fruchter, a member of the board of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Cynthia Reed, a board member of Le Laboratoire in Cambridge, philanthropist/art collector Rivka Saker, and Carey Schwartz, a Brandeis alum who serves on the board of trustees of Boston’s Jewish Community Day School and Summer Ink. . . . Hill will be played on the small screen by Kerry Washington in HBO’s forthcoming “Confirmation.” Actor Eric Stonestreet of “Modern Family” has joined the cast and will portray Ken Duberstein, the Washington insider assigned by President George H.W. Bush to get Thomas, to be played by Wendell Pierce, onto the Supreme Court. Oscar-nominated writer Susannah Grant, whose credits include “Erin Brockovich,” is handling the script.

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