Audra Soulias (R), a former personal assistant to William Kennedy Smith, leaves a news conference with friend Gerd-Lind Kolarik in Chicago, August 26, 2004. Soulias is accusing Kennedy Smith, a nephew of Senator Edward Kennedy, who was acquitted in a highly publicized 1991 rape trial in Florida, of sexually harassing subordinates in a lawsuit. Smith, a 43-year-old doctor who helped found a global organization in 1996 that helps the disabled, denied the 5-year-old allegations in the lawsuit brought by Soulias August 25, 2004.

Flash From The Past: August 26th, 2004

Seven years ago today I found myself in the middle of a circus along with an over zealous camera totting legal assistant demonstrating her karate skills, after Audra Soulias, a former personal assistant to William Kennedy Smith, accused the member of ‘America’s royal family’ of sexually harassing subordinates.