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Artist
Philip Lief, born 22 May 1947
Marcel Feigel, born 20 Apr 1941
Sitter
Richard Milhous Nixon, 9 Jan 1913 - 22 Apr 1994
Bernard Leon Barker, 17 Mar 1917 - 5 Jun 2009
Dwight Lee Chapin, born 1940
John Wesley Dean, III, born 14 Oct 1938
John Daniel Ehrlichman, 20 Mar 1925 - 14 Feb 1999
Virgilio Gonzales, born 1926
Harry Robbins Haldeman, 1926 - 1993
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr., 9 Oct 1918 - 23 Jan 2007
Herbert Warren Kalmbach, 19 Oct 1921 - 15 Sep 2017
George Gordon Liddy, 30 Nov 1930 - 30 Mar 2021
James Walter McCord Jr., 26 Jan 1924 - 15 Jun 2017
Jeb Stuart Magruder, 5 Nov 1934 - 11 May 2014
Robert Charles Mardian, 23 Oct 1923 - 17 Jul 2006
Eugenio Martinez, 7 Jul 1922 - 30 Jan 2021
John Newton Mitchell, 15 Sep 1913 - 9 Nov 1988
Donald Henry Segretti, born 1941
Hugh Walter Sloan, Jr., born 1940
Maurice Hubert Stans, 22 Mar 1908 - 14 Apr 1998
Frank A. Sturgis, 1924 - 1993
Date
c. 1973
Type
Print
Medium
Halftone poster
Dimensions
Sheet: 73.7 × 58.3 cm (29 × 22 15/16")
Mount: 78.7 × 63.5 cm (31 × 25")
Topic
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States
Poster
John Daniel Ehrlichman: Male
John Daniel Ehrlichman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Daniel Ehrlichman: Literature\Writer
John Daniel Ehrlichman: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
John Daniel Ehrlichman: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
John Newton Mitchell: Male
John Newton Mitchell: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General
John Newton Mitchell: Politics and Government\Campaign Director
John Wesley Dean, III: Male
John Wesley Dean, III: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Wesley Dean, III: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
John Wesley Dean, III: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Harry Robbins Haldeman: Male
Harry Robbins Haldeman: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Harry Robbins Haldeman: Politics and Government\Chief of Staff
Harry Robbins Haldeman: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
James Walter McCord Jr.: Male
James Walter McCord Jr.: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
James Walter McCord Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Air Force\Officer
James Walter McCord Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Intelligence Agent\CIA officer
Jeb Stuart Magruder: Male
Jeb Stuart Magruder: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Jeb Stuart Magruder: Literature\Writer
Jeb Stuart Magruder: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Jeb Stuart Magruder: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Maurice Hubert Stans: Male
Maurice Hubert Stans: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Maurice Hubert Stans: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Maurice Hubert Stans: Communications\Journalist\Columnist
Maurice Hubert Stans: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Commerce
Maurice Hubert Stans: Business and Finance\Accounting\Accountant
Richard Milhous Nixon: Male
Richard Milhous Nixon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Literature\Writer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Richard Milhous Nixon: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\President of US
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Senator\California
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California
Bernard Leon Barker: Male
Bernard Leon Barker: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Bernard Leon Barker: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Bernard Leon Barker: Military and Intelligence\Intelligence Agent
Dwight Lee Chapin: Male
Dwight Lee Chapin: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Dwight Lee Chapin: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Virgilio Gonzales: Male
Virgilio Gonzales: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Metalworker\Locksmith
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr.: Male
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr.: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr.: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Public Relations
Everette Howard Hunt, Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Intelligence Agent
Herbert Warren Kalmbach: Male
Herbert Warren Kalmbach: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Herbert Warren Kalmbach: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Herbert Warren Kalmbach: Business and Finance\Banker
Herbert Warren Kalmbach: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
George Gordon Liddy: Male
George Gordon Liddy: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
George Gordon Liddy: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
George Gordon Liddy: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Radio
George Gordon Liddy: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Robert Charles Mardian: Male
Robert Charles Mardian: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Robert Charles Mardian: Politics and Government\Government Official
Robert Charles Mardian: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Board of Education
Robert Charles Mardian: Politics and Government\Assistant Attorney General
Eugenio Martinez: Male
Eugenio Martinez: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Eugenio Martinez: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Donald Henry Segretti: Male
Donald Henry Segretti: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Donald Henry Segretti: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Donald Henry Segretti: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Hugh Walter Sloan, Jr.: Male
Hugh Walter Sloan, Jr.: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Aide
Frank A. Sturgis: Male
Frank A. Sturgis: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal
Frank A. Sturgis: Military and Intelligence\Intelligence Agent
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
S/NPG.93.53
Exhibition Label
When this mock FBI poster with the faces of twenty “wanted” men was printed, only President Richard Nixon had not yet been “apprehended.” The group’s downfall began on January 30, 1973, when the five Watergate burglars—James McCord (1924– 2017), Virgilio González (1926–2014), Bernard Barker (1917–2009), Eugenio Martínez (c. 1922–2021), and Frank Sturgis (1924–1993)— were convicted and sentenced. Gordon Liddy (1930–2021) and E. Howard Hunt (1918–2007), former FBI and CIA agents, respectively, were arrested for organizing the break-in. Both were convicted of burglary, wiretapping, and conspiracy.
In March 1973, McCord was the first to admit that he and the other defendants had been pressured to plead guilty and perjure themselves to cover up the involvement of White House aides and employees of the Committee to Re-Elect the President. After this revelation, the rest of the men shown here soon found themselves indicted on various criminal charges. It was clear that Nixon was involved—and the next step would be to prove it.
Cuando se imprimió esta imitación de un cartel del FBI con los rostros de veinte hombres “Se buscan”, solo faltaba “capturar” al presidente Richard Nixon. La ruina del grupo comenzó el 30 de enero de 1973, cuando los cinco ladrones de Watergate—James McCord (1924–2017), Virgilio González (1926–2014), Bernard Barker (1917–2009), Eugenio Martínez (c. 1922–2021) y Frank Sturgis (1924– 1993)—fueron condenados y sentenciados. Gordon Liddy (1930–2021) y E. Howard Hunt (1918–2007), antiguos agentes del FBI y la CIA, respectivamente, fueron arrestados por organizar el robo con allanamiento. Ambos fueron condenados por robo con allanamiento, escuchas telefónicas y conspiración.
En marzo de 1973, McCord fue el primero en admitir que él y otros acusados habían sido presionados para declararse culpables y jurar en falso para así encubrir la implicación de los asesores de la Casa Blanca y de los empleados del Comité por la Reelección del Presidente. Tras esta revelación, al resto de los hombres que se muestran aquí se les imputaron varios cargos penales. Estaba claro que Nixon estaba involucrado, y el siguiente paso era demostrarlo.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery