HBO has released the first trailer for their upcoming series, Confirmation. The series will tell the story of Anita Hill (Kerry Washington) as she goes through the process of giving her testimony during Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearings of his alleged sexual harassment.

While Washington stars as Hill, Wendell Pierce (The Wire and Treme) will play Thomas and Jennifer Hudson will play Angela Wright, another woman who accused Thomas of sexual harassment. Confirmation is set to premiere on April 16, according to Vanity Fair, and the first trailer can be viewed below.

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