This Day in History: Valerie Solanas Attempts to Assassinate Andy Warhol (1968)

This Day in History:
Valerie Solanas Attempts to Assassinate Andy Warhol (1968)

In the mid-1960s, American pop-art icon Andy Warhol began to devote much of his time and energy to filmmaking, producing marathon essays on boredom and voyeurism. In 1968, he was shot and wounded by Valerie Solanas, a feminist writer who had appeared in one of his films. Warhol never fully recovered from the shooting and died from complications following surgery in 1987. Warhol’s shooting was mostly overshadowed in the media at the time due to the assassination of what figure a few days later? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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