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Photo, Print, Drawing Fromme trial Sacramento, Ca., President Ford as witness on TV / Brodie '75.

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About this Item

Title

  • Fromme trial Sacramento, Ca., President Ford as witness on TV / Brodie '75.

Summary

  • Drawing shows an interior view of a courtroom with everyone's attention focused on a television screen where President Gerald Ford's videotaped testimony was played during the trial of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme. Fromme had brandished a gun at Ford in Sacramento, California, on September 5, 1975.

Names

  • Brodie, Howard, 1915-2010, artist

Created / Published

  • [Place not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [1975 November 15]

Headings

  • -  Ford, Gerald R.,--1913-2006--Assassination attempts
  • -  Fromme, Lynette Alice,--1948---Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  Judicial proceedings--California--Sacramento--1970-1980
  • -  Audiences--California--Sacramento--1970-1980

Headings

  • Courtroom sketches--Color--1970-1980.
  • Drawings--Color--1970-1980.

Genre

  • Courtroom sketches--Color--1970-1980
  • Drawings--Color--1970-1980

Notes

  • -  Caption label from exhibit Drawing Justice: President Ford's Videotaped Testimony. On September 5, 1975, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme took a gun with her to the California State Capitol grounds in Sacramento, where President Gerald Ford moved through the crowd to meet with the governor. Wanting to speak with him about protecting redwoods, she brandished, but did not fire, her gun. Her attorney John Virga went to Washington, D.C., to depose Ford, whose videotaped testimony was played for the jurors on November 15, 1975, as shown in Howard Brodie's drawing: United States v. Frome, 405 F.Supp. 578 (1975). Fromme, who had been a member of Charles Manson's "family," served a long sentence and did not earn her release from prison until 2009.
  • -  Title from item.
  • -  Signed and dated on lower right.
  • -  Gift; Howard Brodie; (DLC/PP-1978:207.40)
  • -  Exhibited: "Drawing Justice" at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., April - October 2017.
  • -  F3, no. 40

Medium

  • 1 drawing on white paper : inpriomia color crayon ; sheet 45.6 x 60.4 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1978:207, no. 40 [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Digital Id

  • ppmsca 51007 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.51007

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016652895

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppmsca-51007 (digital file from original drawing)

Rights Advisory

Access Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: Publication may be restricted. For information see "Howard Brodie (1915-2010) Rights and Restrictions Information," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/435_brod.html
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-51007 (digital file from original drawing)
  • Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1978:207, no. 40 [P&P]
  • Access Advisory: Served by appointment (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html

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Chicago citation style:

Brodie, Howard, Artist. Fromme trial Sacramento, Ca., President Ford as witness on TV / Brodie '75. Sacramento California, 1975. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016652895/.

APA citation style:

Brodie, H. (1975) Fromme trial Sacramento, Ca., President Ford as witness on TV / Brodie '75. Sacramento California, 1975. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016652895/.

MLA citation style:

Brodie, Howard, Artist. Fromme trial Sacramento, Ca., President Ford as witness on TV / Brodie '75. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016652895/>.