Gallery 98

Art Ephemera 1963 – 2001

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

Freda Reiter – St. Clair petitions Supreme Court – Pastel Drawing

Nixon’s refusal to hand over the White House Tapes, under a claim of “executive privilege,” led to the Supreme Court case United States vs. Nixon. White House special counsel James St. Clair’s arguments proved unsuccessful, with the Supreme Court ruling against the president on July 24, 1974.

Pastel drawing, 17″ x 14″

[sc name=”email_purchase_button” price=”$2500″]

Signature (detail)

Watergate exhibition page

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