The new HBO movie 'Confirmation' depicts the Senate hearings involving Hill and her accusations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas. 'This has not been written into our cultural history in a way that anyone younger than 38 or so is aware of,' film writer and producer Susannah Grant said.
Duke won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in the 1962 film 'The Miracle Worker' after appearing in the Broadway production of the same name. She also appeared in 'The Patty Duke Show' and 'Valley of the Dolls,' among other projects.
The TV series stars Aldis Hodge as a blacksmith who hatches a plan of escape along the Underground Railroad. 'There's really so much intrigue in the truth,' executive producer and musician John Legend says of the show's historical basis.