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    Pat Oliphant - Patty Hearst/Attorney General William Saxbe Editorial Cartoon Preliminary Drawing Original Art, dated 4-24-74 (L. A. Times Syndicate, 1974). Called "the most influential cartoonist now working" by The New York Times, Pat Oliphant practically reinvented the modern editorial cartoon. The saga of Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army served as the theme for this preliminary sketch for a finished cartoon. When the now-famous pictures of Hearst as Tania, wearing a beret and carrying a rifle, were taken during the SLA raid on the Hibernia National Bank, Attorney General William Saxbe labeled her a "common criminal." Hearst called herself "a soldier in the people's army." The overall size of this pencil on newsprint drawing measures 11" x 12" and the art is in Good condition. A photocopy of the finished cartoon is included in this lot. From the Estate of Bruce Hamilton.

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