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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Andy Austin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Boston, MA


-- Andy Austin on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=andy+austin


Illinois Connection

Andy Austin was hired in 1969 by ABC News to cover the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. She has worked there ever since.

Biographical and Professional Information

Andy received her degree from Vassar College, spent many years as a scetch artist at many of the most exciting and important trials in Chicago courtrooms over the last 40 years, drawing for the public the historic scenes that Rule 53 prevents cameras from documenting.


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Rule 53 :
ISBN: 1893121534. OCLC Number: 171131083

Lake Claremont Press,. .

The author shares her insights and personal experiences as a Chicago courtroom artist in high-profile cases, from the Chicago Seven trial in the late 1960s through Muhammad Salah's acquittal on terrorism charges in 2007.