As a young woman in the 60s, Andy Austin talked her way into a job as a courtroom sketch artist in Chicago. She spent 43 years sketching everyone from disgraced governors to John Wayne Gacy, and says she only made someone look bad on purpose once.
See more of Andy Austin’s work in her book, Rule 53: Capturing Hippies, Spies, Politicians, and Murderers in an American Courtroom.
Music in this episode, “Down Along the Volga,” Podington Bear. “Taking Dark Matter Lightly,” Alan Singley. “Smolder,” Podington Bear. “People Like You,” Weinland. “Climbing the Mountain,” Podington Bear.