Freda Reiter – Ben-Veniste Questions Dean, as Ehrlichman Watches – Pastel Drawing


Ben-Veniste questions Dean as he makes the case for Ehrlichman’s obstruction of justice.

Pastel drawing, 17″ x 14″

Watergate exhibition page

Freda L. Reiter


Watergate Courtroom Sketches by Freda L. Reiter, 1973–75

To provide sufficient visuals for the substantial airtime allotted to the story each night, Reiter made multiple sketches a day: close-up portraits, as well as wide-angle views of the courtroom incorporating as many as 28 figures.