The California professor who testified that then-Supreme Courtroom nominee Brett Kavanaugh had assaulted her whereas they had been in highschool has written a memoir. Christine Blasey’s Ford’s “One Method Again” is scheduled for publication subsequent March.
Based on St. Martin’s Press, she is going to share “riveting new particulars concerning the lead-up” to her testimony in 2018; “its overwhelming aftermath,” when she allegedly obtained dying threats and was unable to reside at her residence; and “how folks unknown to her around the globe restored her religion in humanity.”
Ford, a professor at Palo Alto College and the Stanford College Faculty of Medication, made headlines when she informed the Senate Judiciary Committee a couple of celebration she and Kavanaugh attended within the early Nineteen Eighties. She alleged that he cornered her in a bed room, pinned her on a mattress and tried to take off her garments, whereas urgent his hand over her mouth. She fled after a pal of his jumped on the mattress and knocked them over.
Her emotional testimony left even some Republicans questioning if Kavanaugh, nominated by President Donald Trump to exchange the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, would have sufficient votes in a Senate the place the GOP held only a 51-49 majority. Kavanaugh, who furiously denied her allegations and allegations by two different girls, was accepted 50-48.
“I by no means considered myself as a survivor, a whistleblower, or an activist earlier than the occasions in 2018,” Ford stated in a press release issued Wednesday by St. Martin’s. “However now, what I and this e-book can supply is a name to all the opposite individuals who may not have chosen these roles for themselves, however who select to do what’s proper. Generally you don’t converse out as a result of you’re a pure disrupter. You do it to trigger a ripple which may at some point develop into a wave.”