Nation Tunes In to Watch Christine Ford, Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

On Thursday morning, Americans across the country tuned in to watch Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony about an alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were high school students more than three decades ago.

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Protestors rallying against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh watch testimony from Christine Blasey Ford on a smartphone inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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From left: first year Yale University undergraduate students Sophie Huttner, 17, James Barringer, 18, and Fernando Trejos Suarez, 19, discuss the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, on Sept. 27, 2018, in New Haven, Connecticut.
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People watch a television broadcast as Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate hearing over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination on Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
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A student watches the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford on his computer at Yale University on Sept. 27, 2018, in New Haven, Connecticut.
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A man watches televisions broadcasting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifying during the Senate hearing over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination on September 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.
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A television in a restaurant shows live images of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as she testifies about an alleged sexual assault by Republican Supreme court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, 2018, in New York, New York.
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Patrons at the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, Illinois, watch the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill where professor Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were testifying on September 27, 2018.
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Leanna Elrod and her father, who is battling kidney cancer, watch Dr. Ford's testimony during his chemotherapy on Thursday.
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"When other women on your JetBlue flight are watching the #KavanaughHearings with you, it’s hard to not feel the impact Dr. Ford’s testimony has on the greater American public," Diara J. wrote on Twitter.
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Protestors and supporters of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh watch Christine Blasey Ford's testimony from Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) office on September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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A news ticker in Times Square include headline updates about the Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Thursday Sept. 27, 2018, in New York.
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Students at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado, watch Dr. Ford's testimony for a political science class.
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Keshia Horn, an AP history teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina, said her students requested to watch the Kavanaugh hearings Thursday. "Writing history while watching history," she tweeted.
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Crimson Student Press reporters from duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky.
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People at the Hart Senate building cafeteria watch Dr. Ford's testimony in Washington, D.C.
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Dickinson College students watch Dr. Ford testimony on the Carlisle, Pennsylvania, campus.
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A group of women watch the Kavanaugh hearings at an office deli in Center City, Philadelphia.
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