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Gallery 98

Art Ephemera from the 1970s – 1990s

From the Exhibition: Watergate Courtroom Sketches by Freda L. Reiter, 1973–75

Freda Reiter – E. Howard Hunt Out on Bail – Pastel Drawing

E. Howard Hunt, onetime C.I.A. operative and prolific author of spy novels, was, along with G. Gordon Liddy, one of the “White House Plumbers” who organized the burglary of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychiatrist’s office and the bugging of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate. Hunt had spent a month in prison for his role in the Watergate burglary before his release, pending appeal, on January 2, 1974.

Pastel drawing, 17″ x 14″

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Signature (detail)

Watergate exhibition page

From the Exhibition: Watergate Courtroom Sketches by Freda L. Reiter, 1973–75